Artist Paul Manship, American, 1885-1966
  • Centaur and Dryad
Date 1913
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 29 inches (73.7 cm)
Overall (base): 18 3/8 × 11 1/4 inches (46.7 × 28.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Popular Subscription Fund
Accession Number 15.2
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, on base: Paul Manship c 1913
1913-1915, Paul Manship;
1915-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sculpture by Paul Manship. Exh. cat., Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1915, p. 3, no. 3.

Bulletin of the DIA 9, 1: pp. 2-3 (ill.).

Bulletin of the DIA 1, 7 (April 1920): pp. 106, 109 (ill.).

Vitry, Paul. Paul Manship: Sculpteur Americain. Paris, 1927, p. 36, (pl. 7, 8, ill. of another example without the rhyton terminals).

Murtha, Edwin. Paul Manship. New York, 1957, p. 150, no. 28 (pl. 2, ill. of another example without rhyton terminals).

Shapiro, Michael E. "Twentieth-Century American Sculpture." Saint Louis Art Museum Bulletin, New Series 18, 2 (Winter 1986): p. 10 (ill. of another example without rhyton terminals in the Saint Louis Museum of Art).

Tolles, Thayer. Daniel Chester French, Paul Manship, and the "John Pierpont Morgan Memorial" for the Metropolitan Museum. The Metropolitan Museum Journal 41 (2006): pp. 171-193 (ill. of MMA example).