Baboon

  • Bessie Stough Callender, Baboon, ca. 1930, limestone, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Given as a memorial to the artist by her husband, Harold Callender, 1951.11.3

Execution Date

“[The baboon] was the king of his tribe and no other male dared come within reach of him as he sat triumphant surrounded by his harem.” Harold Callender, Fun Tomorrow: The Story of an Artist and a Way of Life, 1953

Title
Baboon
Artist
Date
ca. 1930
On View
Dimensions
26 x 16 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. (66.0 x 41.8 x 35.3 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Given as a memorial to the artist by her husband, Harold Callender

Mediums
Mediums Description
limestone
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – monkey
Object Number
1951.11.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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