Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
Zeus

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Accession# 1932.017
Artist Aitken, Robert Ingersoll
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Purchased by Archer M. Huntington
Date c.1915
Description "Zeus" by Robert Ingersoll Aitken

Figure/male/Zeus/bird/eagle/myth

"The powerful form of the god is seated on a low throne, one foot resting on a footstool. In one hand he holds a staff, and raised in the other a sheaf of thunderbolts. A piece of drapery falls in regular pleats over one shoulder and across the thighs. An eagle stands by the throne." (Proske 144)



Dimensions H-101.7 W-30 D-30.2 cm
Home Location LOA/radial bed/left side
Makers mark GORHAM CO FOUNDERS
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/cast
Object ID S.1932.017
Object Name Sculpture
Recfrom Gorham Company
Sig Loc on base at right
Signed Name dot in a triangle in a circle
Sub-category Art
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