Artist Ernst Barlach, German, 1870-1938
Foundry H. Noack
Title
  • Monks Reading II
Date 1921
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 5 5/8 × 5 × 3 1/8 inches (14.3 × 12.7 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of John S. Newberry
Accession Number 65.258
Department European Modern Art to 1950
Not On View
Marks On right side near back of base: 2/ H Noack/ Berlin Frie- denau
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