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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst


Maker(s):Kent, Rockwell
Culture:American (1882-1971)
Title:The Bowsprit
Date Made:1930
Materials:wood engraving
Measurements:Sheet: 11 in x 17 in; 27.9 cm x 43.2 cm; Image: 5 1/2 in x 7 in; 14 cm x 17.8 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1951.417
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. Robert C. Heidrich

Nude male balanced on bowsprit, with one leg on the bow line beneath. Waves at right and starlit sky in background. Commissioned by American Car and Foundry Company. Illustration in "N by E", pg. 83. Ref. Burne Jones, #56

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