Neptune

1897
Caroline Hunt Rimmer (American, 1851–1918)


Object Place: Probably Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

19 1/8 x 21 inches framed

Accession Number

2002.193

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

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