Amazon
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.132
People
Franz von Stuck, German (Tettenweis, near Passau, Germany 1863 - 1928 Munich, Germany)
Title
Amazon
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Amazone
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1897 (cast after 1905)
Culture
German
Location
Level 1, Room 1440, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
64.2 x 46.4 x 17.3 cm (25 1/4 x 18 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • foundry mark: l.l. of base: GUSS C. LEYRER MÜNCHEN
  • stamp: u.c. of base: FRANZ VON STUCK
Provenance
[Shepherd Gallery, New York, NY], sold; to Theodore E. Stebbins Jr (1982-2003), gift; to the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Busch-Reisinger Museum
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.132
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 194

Exhibition History

Before Expressionism: Art in Germany circa 1903, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/24/2003 - 02/15/2004

Making Myth Modern: Primordial Themes in German 20th-Century Sculpture, Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 07/14/2007 - 12/30/2007

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted