Nancy Lee

  • Gertrude K. Lathrop, Nancy Lee, 1922, bronze mounted on black marble base, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Gertrude K. Lathrop, 1933.1.3

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Gertrude Lathrop created intimate sculptures of domesticated animals because of their “infinite variety of form and texture and their great beauty.” She especially liked to model young animals which, according to the artist, had not grown into the typical movements of older animals. The calf in Nancy Lee is all legs and luxuriant fur, twisting herself into knots as she tries to scratch an itch on her back.

Title
Nancy Lee
Artist
Date
1922
On View
Dimensions
16 1/4 x 18 x 8 7/8 in. (41.2 x 45.7 x 22.7 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Gertrude K. Lathrop

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze mounted on black marble base
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – goat
  • Animal – portrait – Nancy Lee
Object Number
1933.1.3
Palette
Linked Open Data
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