Accordion Player

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Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
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Department
Painting and Sculpture
ca. 1910
Object number
1986.65.255A-C
Attributed to
Benniah G. Layden, born York, PA 1875-died York, PA 1968
Topic
Figure group
Figure male\full length
Performing arts\music\accordion
Medium
carved and painted wood and peach pits
Dimensions
overall: 30 1/8 x 11 7/8 x 8 in. (76.5 x 30.3 x 20.2 cm.) base and pole: 23 1/4 x 11 7/8 x 8 in. (59.1 x 30.3 x 20.2 cm.) platform: 5 5/8 x 9 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (14.3 x 25.0 x 13.7 cm.) man: 7 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. (19.4 x 6.1 x 8.0 cm.)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Type
Sculpture
Folk Art