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Pelican

Sculpture with a green patina of a crouched figure with menacing eyes and the head of a pelican, a muscular body with webbed feet, and small batlike wings,
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  • Sculpture with a green patina of a crouched figure with menacing eyes and the head of a pelican, a muscular body with webbed feet, and small batlike wings,

Date:

c. 1896

Artist:

Emmanuel Fremiet, French, 1824–1910
Made by Émile Muller et Cie, Ivry-sur-Seine, France, 1854–1908

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 245

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Emmanuel Fremiet

Title

Pelican

Place

France (Object made in)

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1891–1901

Medium

Glazed stoneware

Dimensions

58 × 60 × 30 cm (22 7/8 × 23 5/8 × 11 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Paul H. Leffmann Fund

Reference Number

2018.369

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