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Cass Gilbert (1859-1934)

Object Number: 
INV.15015
Date: 
ca. 1931
Medium: 
Weathered green patinated bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 1/4 in. ( 21.9 x 14.9 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Across base of relief: "CASS GILBERT/SOCIETY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES" inscribed: proper left bottom edge: "GORHAM CO FOUNDERS/OHOZ" inscribed: proper right of relief: "RW"
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait
Credit Line: 
Gift of the children of Mr. Cass Gilbert
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group