Figure (Woman)

  • Title:

    Hope

  • Category:

    Sculpture

  • Creator (Role):

    Simeon Skillin Jr. (Sculptor)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1806

  • Materials:

    Pine, white ; Wood; Paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0064.002


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1959.0064.002

Object Name

Figure (Woman)

Title

Hope

Category

Sculpture

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Simeon Skillin Jr. (Sculptor)
1756-1806

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1790-1806

Subjects

Allegory

Materials

Pine, white ; Wood; Paint

Techniques

Carved, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

53.625 (H) , 23.25 (W) , 11.25 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

136.208 (H) , 59.055 (W) , 28.575 (D)

Measurement Notes

Measurements at maximum.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Sommer, Frank H. 1964 Sculpture at Winterthur. Antiques. 85: 182-184.

[Book] Sweeney, John A. H. 1963 The Treasure House of Early American Rooms.
Illustrated on p. 136.
[Book] Craven, Wayne. 1968 Sculpture in America.
Published as fig. no. 1.20.
[Article] Swan, Mabel Munson. 12//1931 A Revised Estimate of McIntire. Antiques. 20 (6): 338-343.
For other works by Skillin, see fig. no. 6, p. 341.
[Article] Winchester, Alice. 11//1952 Editorial. Antiques. 62 (5): 387.
Illustrated on p. 387.