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Portrait of Ann Rainey

Classification: 
Date: 
1927
Dimensions: 
frame: 12 1/2 in. ( 31.8 cm ) Overall: 8 1/2 in. ( 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Bas relief: Plaster roundel bas relief in gilt frame, signed and dated "Paul Manship 1927"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz
Object Number: 
2002.78
Marks: 
inscription: "Paul Manship 1927"
Gallery Label: 
Ann Rainey was the niece of Grace Rainey Rogers, Manship's patron who commissioned the Paul J. Rainey Memorial Gateway at the Bronx Zoo and for whom the Metropolitan Museum's auditorium is named. This is one of several portrait medallions Manship created in 1927. Ann Rainey married Matthias Plum, Jr. in 1932.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1927
eMuseum Object ID: 
49225
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Summer

Classification: 
Date: 
early 20th century
Medium: 
Terra cotta
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 3/4 in. × 10 in. × 9 1/2 in. (80.6 × 25.4 × 24.1 cm)
Description: 
Figure
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
2001.223.3
Gallery Label: 
The Four Seasons, by avant-garde sculptor and folk art collector Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), was purchased by cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein to decorate her Fifth Avenue salon. Both Polish émigrés who influenced New York City cultural life in the early 20th century, Nadelman and his patron formed an enduring collaboration that began soon after their meeting in 1911.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
46177
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spring

Classification: 
Date: 
early 20th century
Medium: 
Terra cotta
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/2 in. × 11 in. × 8 in. (77.5 × 27.9 × 20.3 cm)
Description: 
Figure
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
2001.223.2
Gallery Label: 
The Four Seasons, by avant-garde sculptor and folk art collector Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), was purchased by cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein to decorate her Fifth Avenue salon. Both Polish émigrés who influenced New York City cultural life in the early 20th century, Nadelman and his patron formed an enduring collaboration that began soon after their meeting in 1911.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
46176
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fall

Classification: 
Date: 
early 20th century
Medium: 
Terra cotta
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/4 in. × 15 in. × 11 1/2 in. (76.8 × 38.1 × 29.2 cm)
Description: 
Figure
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
2001.223.4
Gallery Label: 
The Four Seasons, by avant-garde sculptor and folk art collector Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), was purchased by cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein to decorate her Fifth Avenue salon. Both Polish émigrés who influenced New York City cultural life in the early 20th century, Nadelman and his patron formed an enduring collaboration that began soon after their meeting in 1911.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
45906
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Winter

Classification: 
Date: 
early 20th century
Medium: 
Terra cotta
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/2 in. × 11 1/2 in. × 12 in. (77.5 × 29.2 × 30.5 cm)
Description: 
Figure
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
2001.223.1
Gallery Label: 
The Four Seasons, by avant-garde sculptor and folk art collector Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), was purchased by cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein to decorate her Fifth Avenue salon. Both Polish émigrés who influenced New York City cultural life in the early 20th century, Nadelman and his patron formed an enduring collaboration that began soon after their meeting in 1911.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
45905
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Admiral Earl Howe

Classification: 
Date: 
1798
Medium: 
Bisque with walnut oval frame
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 in. ( 9.2 cm )
Description: 
Bas-relief portrait. Profile bust in naval officer's uniform
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mr. Charles Allen Munn
Object Number: 
1924.100
Marks: 
inscriptions: Inscribed: "Admiral/Earl Howe/1798" inscription: "Re or Be"
Provenance: 
The Collection of Charles Allen Munn
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1798
eMuseum Object ID: 
45429
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John V. Lindsay (1921-2001)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1975
Medium: 
Bonded bronzed plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall (including base): 21 1/2 x 8 x 11 in. (54.6 x 20.3 x 27.9 cm)
Description: 
Portrait bust: Bronzed plaster bust on 5 1/2" square stone base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Cormac K. H. O'Malley
Object Number: 
1996.7
Gallery Label: 
John V. Lindsay (1921-2001) served as Mayor of New York City 1965 to 1972, during a tumultuous period of the city's history. Lindsay faced a long public transit strike, a teacher's strike, race riots, and huge municipal expenditures. He was unsuccessful in seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 and was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1980.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1975
eMuseum Object ID: 
44947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

A 'pital Joke

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 23.5 x 29.2 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Genre group of cast plaster with off-white paint; two seated figures in clerical costume, both laughing hysterically, with small, cloth-covered rectangular table with tea service behind them; elliptical base with molding and inscription, "A PITAL JOKE," at center front.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ralph A. Cartwright
Object Number: 
1996.8
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
43732
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

X-53

Classification: 
Object Number: 
X-53
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
43724
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Charles Wilkes (1764-1833)

Classification: 
Date: 
1830
Medium: 
Wood, wax, and paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/8 x 6 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 18.7 x 17.5 x 9.8 cm )
Description: 
Portrait bust.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Harry MacNeil Bland
Object Number: 
1925.81
Marks: 
signed: across back of proper right shoulder: "Ball Hughes. sculpt. 1830" brass plaque: on front of pedestal: "CHARLES WILKES (1764-1833)/ FIRST TREASURER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY/ BY BALL HUGHES, 1830/ PRESENTED BY HARRY M. BLAND, 1925"
Gallery Label: 
Wilkes came to America from his native London about 1782 and two years later was one of the men who organized the Bank of New York. He was the first treasurer of The New-York Historical Society, serving from 1805-18.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
43711
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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