Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) The Star 19 1/4in high on a 3/4in marble base

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Lot 35
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
(1880-1980)
The Star 19 1/4in high on a 3/4in marble base

Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

American Art

18 May 2016, 14:00 EDT

New York

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ELINOR H. ROSENBERG, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)
The Star
inscribed 'HARRIET W FRISHMUTH 1918' (on the base) and stamped 'GORHAM CO FOUNDERS / Q505' and inscribed '#206' (along the base)
bronze with brown patina
19 1/4in high on a 3/4in marble base

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    (probably) Estate of Kathryn Nash.
    (probably) Sale, K. S. Hays and Associates, Louisville, Kentucky, August 18, 1987.
    Private collection, New York, probably acquired from the above.
    Estate of the above.

    Literature
    J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, New York, 2006, pp. 143-45, no. 1918:3, another example illustrated.

    According to Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, Gorham Co. Founders produced a total of three hundred forty-five casts for this edition. The present work is number two hundred and six in this edition which was cast over a period of approximately thirty years beginning in 1920.
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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) The Star 19 1/4in high on a 3/4in marble base
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) The Star 19 1/4in high on a 3/4in marble base
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) The Star 19 1/4in high on a 3/4in marble base
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