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Images from "American Neoclassic Sculpture at the Boston Athenæum"

(on view at the Boston Athenæum's Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery from February 26, 2015 to May 17, 2015)
 
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Anacreon, Ode LXXII
 
Thomas Crawford (1813-1857)
Anacreon, Ode LXXII, 1842
Marble, 26 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 3 3/16 in. (67 x 67 x 8.1 cm) (round)
Gift of several subscribers, 1843 (UH156)
Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson
 
 
 
 La Petite Pensée
 
Thomas Ball (1819–1911)
La Petite Pensée, 1872
Marble, 19½ x 12½ x 7⅜ inches
Inscribed on the back: “T. BALL. 1872”
Athenæum purchase, 2011 (UH230)
Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson
 
 
 
Christian Pilgrim in Sight of Rome
 
Thomas Crawford (1813-1857)
Christian Pilgrim in Sight of Rome, 1847
Marble, 95 x 34.5 x 28.9 cm (37 3/8 x 13 9/16 x 11 3/8 in.)
Gift of the heirs of Eliza Callahan Cleveland, 1914 (UH147)
Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson
 
 
 
Idealized Head of a Woman
 
Richard Saltonstall Greenough (1819-1904)
Idealized Head of a Woman, 1868
Marble, 21 5/8 x 18 7/8 x 11 7/16 in. (54.9 x 48 x 29 cm)
Athenaeum purchase, 1956 (UH125)
Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson
 
 
 
Idealized Head of a Woman (close up)
 
Richard Saltonstall Greenough (1819-1904)
Idealized Head of a Woman, 1868
Marble, 21 5/8 x 18 7/8 x 11 7/16 in. (54.9 x 48 x 29 cm)
Athenaeum purchase, 1956 (UH125) (Detail)
Photograph by Jerry L. Thompson