Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Chinese painting in celebration of the year of the horse, presented to Prof. Osborn by Dr. Bashford Dean. It was once one continuous strip; it was cut, mounted and framed for Osborn Library ca. 1944.
Originally one painting cut into 8 pieces and framed. Each strip shows different scenes of horses in herds, standing, running, squatting; one is of deity sitting on clouds; clouds and horses around him.
Portrait bust of Henry Fairfield Osborn, Paleontologist and AMNH President from 1908-1933. Inscription: On base plate "For Him the Dry Bones Came to Life/and Giant Forms of Ages Past/Rejoined the Pageant of the Living." On marble base "Joy Flinsch Buba/1942".