Info: 1886–87, revised 1909; this carving, 1917–19; Daniel Chester French (American, 1850–1931); Gift of Henry Walters, 1919 (19.47)
Potential Clues: Mirror
Fun Facts: The statue was carved in the Bronx. The title of this sculpture, Memory, and the presence of the mirror suggest that the figure is ruminating on the transient nature of beauty, youth, and life. Sadly, everyone received a brutal reminder of life’s transience on the night that Madame X was killed…
Interview another marble statue in this gallery to uncover important information about Memory.