The Oarsman

Charles Grafly

The Oarsman

Artist:

Charles Grafly (1862-1929)

Date:

1910

Medium:

Bronze with red-brown patina; lost-wax cast

Dimensions:

38 1/4 x 12 x 9 1/2 in. (97.155 x 30.48 x 24.13 cm.)

Accession #:

1969.22

Credit Line:

Gift of Dorothy Grafly

Copyright:

This figure of a rower was modeled in the summer of 1910 as a demonstration for the students in a class that Grafly offered up at his studio in Massachusetts. Because of their well-developed musculature, oarsmen would be excellent models for anatomical studies. 1284 lbs/cubic ft.