Spirit of Youth

1930–50


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 8 1/2" W: 2 1/2" D: 3"

Accession Number

1989.505

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Plaster painted dark brown. Standing boy, shoeless and in baseball cap, and in knee britches with suspenders, turned deliberately to proper left, painting with right hand to brick balanced on shoulder. Marks: Signed: (on back of base) M. E. Ban (? illegible). Inscribed (on front base): “SPIRIT OF YOUTH”. Condition: Visor to baseball cap broken off.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems