Puck

  • Harriet Hosmer, Puck, modeled 1854, carved 1856, marble, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. George Merrill, 1918.3.5

Execution Date

“I have another order for Puck; he has already brought me his weight in silver.” Harriet Hosmer, in Cornelia Crow Carr, ed., Harriet Hosmer: Letters and Memories, 1913

Title
Puck
Artist
Date
modeled 1854, carved 1856
On View
Dimensions
30 1/2 x 16 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (77.5 x 42.1 x 49.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. George Merrill

Mediums
Mediums Description
marble
Classifications
Highlights
Keywords
  • Landscape – plant – mushroom
  • Figure male – child – nude
  • Fantasy – winged being
  • Literature – Shakespeare – Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Literature – character – Puck
Object Number
1918.3.5
Palette
Linked Open Data
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