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bust of a woman
  • Georges van der Straeten
    active: Belgium
  • bust of a woman, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • bronze, marble
  • Object Height: 20.3 cm
    Object Height: 8 in
  • Gift in memory of Edgar Allan Haage, School of Music, 1942, from the Estate of Llouella Louise Haage
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0181

Bust of woman in bronze with a marble base. Bronze statuette of young woman with hair in topknot. She is wearing a metallic headband with rivets and decorative earflaps with floral design matching the breastplate/brassiere. Suggestion of drapery over shoulder. Red marble base with black veins and white marks.