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Catalog Number 58.S.18
Object Name Bust
Title Bust of Simeon De Witt
Artist Unknown
Date 1830
Description Cast plaster, life-sized bust of elderly man with curls above each ear. Elaborate drapery around the shoulders. Bust stands on a cast-in cylindrical columnar support. Incised on back of base: "CLINTON" (formerly attributed as De Witt Clinton).
Medium Plaster
Dimensions H-25 W-17 D-11 inches
Credit line American Philosophical Society. Gift of Richard Varick DeWitt, 1839.
Search Terms 19th century
nineteenth century
sculpture
surveying