Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
Spotted Hyena

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Record 166/1203
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Accession# 1935.009
Artist Clark, James Lippitt
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Purchased by Archer Milton Huntington
Date 1903
Description "Spotted Hyena" by James Lippitt Clark

Animal/hyena/wild dog

"A hyenia is running with its head close to the ground, following a trail. It was Clark's custom to make a sketch model of each animal before proceeding with the full sized form on which to mount the skin. The occasion for this study of a hyena, done only a year after the sculptor's arrival at the Museum of Natural History, was mounting a hyena that had died at the zoo. It shows the sculptor's ability to impart a sense of motion when a knowledge of muscle and bone structure was animated by a vivid concept of the living creature."
Home Location SSG/upper level/right side; storage 12/1/97 (012)
Makers mark GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS ODYE
Material Bronze
Medium Metal/bronze/cast
Object ID S.1935.009
Object Name Sculpture
Recfrom Gorham Company
Signed Name JAS.L.CLARK.03.
Sub-category Art
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