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Robert Cushman Murphy (1887-1973) / Paul Manship

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1264


  • 1950


Biographical sketch

Born in: St. Paul, MN;Died in: NYC.


1 Object : sculpture : painted plaster ; 15 x 9 inches ; 2

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Conner, Mrs. Alison M.

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Made when at age 62.

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Support: Wood.

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Bas-relief, bust head turned left, attached to wood base.

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Inscription: On bottom below collar "To/my friend Robert Cushman Murphy/from/ Paul Manship/sculp. 1950." (date underlined) On back "Robert Cushman Murphy/AEtatis SU AE 62/Paul Manship sculp./1950".

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Condition: Fair (2).

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Frame: Maple wood frame, 25 1/2 x 21.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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