Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bust of a woman
  • Henri Jacobs
    born: Brussels, Belgium ; died: Brussels, Belgium
  • bust of a woman, circa 1900–1910
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • bronze, alabaster, carving
  • Object Height/Width: 47 x 38.7 cm
    Object Height/Width: 18 1/2 x 15 1/4 in
  • Gift in memory of Edgar Allan Haage, School of Music, 1942, from the Estate of Llouella Louise Haage
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C7
  • 1978.0184

Bust of a woman with an alabaster face with downcast eyes, looking left. Head and upper torso wrapped in turban-like drapery of bronze. Breasts covered with bronze floriated garment with straps that suspend from around the neck and cover the drapery at chest level. Oval stiated marble base, tapering to support figure, with simple molding; cream marble with brown and ochre veining.