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Art Survey

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes art works in the museum that were identified and described as part of an art survey, circa 2000.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

[Celebration of the Year of the Horse]

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 588
Scope and Contents 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.

Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857-1935) / Behind subject's shoulder "M. Flinsch Buba 1938"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 653
Scope and Contents 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".