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Adam (#2)

1925 Paul Manship Born: St. Paul, Minnesota 1885 Died: New York, New York 1966 bronze 15 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in. (39.4 x 15.5 x 12.1 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Paul Manship 1966.47.22 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 49A


Luce Center Label

Paul Manship modeled many small sculptures of Adam and Eve, making slight changes in the pose and expression of each figure. These studies both show Adam, apparently deep in thought, in the moment before he bites into the apple.

Keywords

Animal - dog

Religion - Old Testament - Adam

sculpture

metal - bronze

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