Artist Paul Manship, American, 1885-1966
Foundry Roman Bronze Works, N.Y., founded 1899, active 19th-20th century
Title
  • Lyric Muse
Date 1912
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 13 inches (33 cm)
Overall (base): 7 × 6 inches (17.8 × 15.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George G. Booth
Accession Number 19.44
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, on top of base beneath the proper left leg: PAUL MANSHIP | ©. ROMA 1912
Inscriptions Inscribed,in blue crayon on underside: 1906
IInscribed, in red paint on underside: 7.16
Inscribed, on top of base beneath the proper left leg: PAUL MANSHIP | ©. ROMA 1912
George G. Booth;
1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Sculpture by Paul Manship. Exh. cat., Detroit Museum of Art. Detroit, 1915, p. 3, no. 6.

"Bronzes by Paul Manship." Bulletin of the DMA 10, 7: p. 3.

"New Bronzes in the George G. Booth Collection." Bulletin of the DMA 11, 2-3 (November-December 1919): p. 22.

Bulletin of the DIA 1, 2 (November 1919): p. 23.

Murtha, Edwin. Paul Manship. New York, 1957, no. 19 (pl. 4, ill. of an unidentified example).

Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1976, no. 87, p. 101.

Greenthal, Kathryn et. al. American Figurative Sculpture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, 1986, pp. 402-403, no. 136 (ill. of MFA example).