Sanctuary of Dreams

  • Robert P. Baker, Sanctuary of Dreams, ca. 1919, bronze on marble base, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Bryant Baker, 1968.30

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Robert Baker created dramatic sculptures of the human form. In Sanctuary of Dreams, possibly his most notable piece, a nude female figure emerges from an amorphous mass, her obscured face heightening the sense of movement and mystery. As with the other pieces he created, Baker left it up to the viewer's imagination to create meaning of this work.
Title
Sanctuary of Dreams
Artist
Date
ca. 1919
On View
Dimensions
19 1/2 x 10 x 11 3/4 in. (49.4 x 25.4 x 29.7 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Bryant Baker

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze on marble base
Classifications
Keywords
  • State of being – phenomenon – dream
Object Number
1968.30
Palette
Linked Open Data
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