Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
Study in Drapery

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Accession# 1946.009
Artist Putnam, Brenda
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Purchase from sculptor
Date 1931
Description "Study in Drapery" by Brenda Putnam

Figure/female/drapery

"The seated figure of a girl in a simple evening gown has been chosen to display the varied fall of a soft material. She is in a sidewise position, with shoulders slightly bowed and head turned downward. One sandaled foot is raised on a footstool, while the other is propped against the stepped base. The low-cut gown clings to the torso and lies in long, curving folds over the knees. A scarf is draped behind her, falling from an uplifted to a lowered hand. The slender form is well defined beneath the drapery, but the face is only summarily indicated." ("Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture", Beatrice Gilman Proske, 1968).
Dimensions H-31 inches
Home Location storeage warehouse
Material Aluminum
Medium Metal/aluminum/cast
Object ID S.1946.009
Object Name Sculpture
Recfrom Putnam, Brenda
Signed Name not signed
Sub-category Art
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