Dr. Harvey Williams Cushing (1869-1939)

Dr. Harvey Williams Cushing (1869-1939)
Title
Dr. Harvey Williams Cushing (1869-1939)
Date 
1948
Medium 
Light brown painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 in. (58.4 cm)
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1951.450
Marks 
signed: left shoulder: "Malvina Hoffman/1948" inscribed: front of base: "HARVEY CUSHING 1869-1939"
Gallery Label 
The bronze is in the Cushing Medical Library, Yale University. Cushing was a noted brain surgeon and Professor of Neurology at Yale, and the head surgeon at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group