January 29th, 2006

art

Art on Sunday: Diana

Paul Manship (1885 – 1966)
Diana, 1925
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Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

In honor of the Chinese Year of the Dog, here's a sculpture of a dog by Paul Manship, who probably is best known for his sculpture Prometheus, which adorns the fountain in Rockefeller Plaza in New York. This is one of my favorite works from the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.