Bela Lyon Pratt (American, 1867–1917)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
25.4 x 15.87 x 15.56 cm (10 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Jan and Warren Adelson Gallery (Gallery 221)
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.
Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr., Los Angeles
Gift of Jo Ann and Julian Ganz, Jr.