Brookgreen Gardens--Index Page
South of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Brookgreen Gardens was the estate of Archer Milton Huntington and his wife Anna Hyatt Huntington. In 1930 they bought more than 9000 acres of former rice plantations, planning to display the works of Anna Hyatt Huntington. Eventually the couple acquired a vast collection of nineteenth and twentieth century sculpture. All the works in the collection are by Americans (or naturalized Americans), are representational, and are in permanent materials, suitable for outdoor display.
Index of works:
Aitken, Robert Ingersoll. Zeus
Baker, Bryant. L'Aprčs-midi d'un Faune
Barnard, George Grey. Maidenhood
Borglum, Gutzon. Mares of Diomedes
Clews, Henry, Jr. The Duchess
Clews, Henry, Jr. The Thinker
Eliscu, Frank. Shark Diver
Fraser, James Earle. The End of the Trail
French, Daniel Chester. Disarmament
Huntinton, Anna Hyatt. Don Quixote
Jennewein, C. Paul. Sancho Panza
Manship, Paul. Actaeon
Manship, Paul. Cycle of Life
Manship, Paul. Diana
Manship, Paul. Evening
Manship, Paul. Flight of Europa
Nadelman, Elie. Resting Stag
Polásek, Albin. Man Carving his own Destiny
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus. The Puritan
Much of the information on the following pages comes from the excellent catalog of the collection by Beatrice Gilman Proske (Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, 1968).
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Copyright © Mary Ann Sullivan.
I have photographed (on site), scanned, and manipulated all the images on these pages. Please feel free to use them for personal or educational purposes. They are not available for commercial purposes.