Articulated Sailor with Gun

Copied Unidentified, Articulated Sailor with Gun, ca. 1900, painted and carved wood with mixed media, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.296A-B
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Artwork Details

Title
Articulated Sailor with Gun
Artist
Unidentified
Date
ca. 1900
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
figure: 17 144 343 12 in. (43.812.18.9 cm.) gun: 1 x 1 3814 in. (2.63.50.5 cm.) 
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Mediums Description
painted and carved wood with mixed media
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation — transportation — sailor
  • Figure male — full length
  • Object — weapon — gun
  • Recreation — leisure — smoking
Object Number
1986.65.296A-B

Artwork Description

Artists often made toys with movable arms and legs. The creators of these two figures also added realistic details such as the fabric pants and leather holster of Sailor, and the real hair on Man.