Small Eagle Mounted on Block Overlooking Squirrel

1860–90
Attributed to Wilhelm Schimmel (American (born in Germany), 1817–1890)


Object Place: Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

26.67 x 23.49 x 20.32 cm (10 1/2 x 9 1/4 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

59.955

Medium or Technique

Wood, partially coated with plaster and painted

On View

Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery (Gallery 237)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Carved figures of a small eagle and smaller squirrel mounted on a block decorated with leaves and fruit; in brown, yellow, red, and green, with a light green base.

Provenance

Early history unknown; acquired by 1959 for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Water Colors and Drawings, 1800-1875.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik