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Neptune

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Semi-circular relief is of a putto riding the crest of a wave. Rectangular mahogany frame surrounds terracotta.

Inscription

Incised "C. H. Rimmer" in lower left-hand corner of relief, and "Neptune" with a trident symbol, at lower right.

Provenance

Purchased from the estate of Caroline Rimmer or that of her niece, Edith Durham Simonds (b. after 1871-1935) by Florence D. Snelling; by descent to her adopted daughter, Kathryn E. Parks, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Florence D. Snelling by Kathryn E. Parks

1897

Object Place

Probably Boston, Massachusetts

Object Place for Label

Probably Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

19 1/8 x 21 inches framed

Accession Number

2002.193

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture