Science

about 1910
Bela Lyon Pratt (American, 1867–1917)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

25.4 x 15.87 x 16.51 cm (10 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1979.387

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

There was a long tradition of embellishing entrances to public buildings with sculptures representing civic virtues or mythological deities. These studies for the bronze figures that flank the entrance to the Boston Public Library resemble the final versions, although they are more sketchily modeled.

Provenance

Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., Los Angeles

Credit Line

Gift of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr.