Turtle Baby

Turtle Baby

c. 1910-1916

Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons

(American, 1878-1956)

Bronze

Overall: 104.2 cm (41 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Everett for the Dorothy Burnham Everett Memorial Collection 1923.724

Edition: 6 in edition

Fun Fact

Parsons is known for her sculptures of young children with animals, including turtles, ducks, and frogs.

Description

A young girl gleefully holds two turtles in this bronze sculpture by Edith Barretto Stevens Parsons. The girl's smiling face and upward gaze suggests the delight and hopeful innocence of childhood. In addition to the two turtles in the girl's hands, three turtles gather around the base of the sculpture.

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