Ernest Briggs

American (San Diego, California, 1923 - 1984, New York City, New York)

Totem Figure

1949
sculpture | magnesite over wire armature
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    Ernest Briggs, Totem Figure, 1949; magnesite over wire armature, 44 1/2 in. x 8 3/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. (113.03 cm x 22.23 cm x 20.96 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Jermayne MacAgy; © Estate of Ernest Briggs


44 1/2 in. x 8 3/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. (113.03 cm x 22.23 cm x 20.96 cm)
Acquired 1955
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Jermayne MacAgy
© Estate of Ernest Briggs
55.6937

Tags

figures, texture


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