FIELD MUSEUM. Henry Hering and Allegory

This commission surely brought a smile to Henry Hering. The Field Museum's bas-reliefs. Caryatids. And four Allegorical Figures in Stanley Field Hall. Two are shown below.
Above: "Record"
Below: "Dissemination of Knowledge"

Although clearly neoclassical, there are elements in the hair that foreshadow Hering's later work at the Civic Opera House.

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