John Orne Johnson Frost / "BLUE DOG" Shark / ca. 1922-1928John Orne Johnson Frost
"BLUE DOG" Shark
ca. 1922-1928

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Creator Name: Frost, John Orne Johnson
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1852-1928
Creator Name-CRT: John Orne Johnson Frost
Title: "BLUE DOG" Shark
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1922
Creation End Date: 1928
Creation Date: ca. 1922-1928
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: carved and painted wood with iron hooks
Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 71 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. (31.8 x 181.0 x 3.4 cm.)
Inscriptions: center of fish in grayish paint with some white highlights: BLUE DOGbottom of fishnear gills in black ink: H2953
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1986.65.247
Credit Line: Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Copyright: Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1986.65.247
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum

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