Sale 21PT06 | Lot 1011

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

Lot Details

Lot 1011
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
American, 1880-1980
The Vine
Inscribed 19©21 / Harriet W. Frishmuth and stamped with foundry mark Gorham CO Founders / QBWS at the base
Bronze with a rich brown patina
Height 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm)

Provenance:
The artist
Grand Central Art Galleries, New York

Literature:
The Gorham Company, Bronze Division, Famous Small Bronzes, New York, 1928, p. 101, another example illustrated.
B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina, 1968, p. 226, another example referenced.
A. Schmavonian, ed., Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor, The Courier, vol. IX, no. 1, October 1971, pp. 26-27.
C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 43-46, 87, 127, 200, 202, 208, other examples illustrated.
J. Conner, J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 38-39, another example illustrated.
Eaton Fine Art, Inc., From Neo-Classical and Beaux-Arts to Modernism: A Passage in American Sculpture, exhibition catalogue, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2000, pp. 44-45, another example illustrated.
J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, F.L. Hohmann III, Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth: A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, pp. 31, 33, 46, 58-59, 79, 102, 107n10, 150-51, 176, 240, 277, no. 1921:1, other examples illustrated.

Casts of The Vine were produced between 1921 and 1966. A letter accompanying this lot, signed by Harriet Frishmuth, intimates that this work was cast in 1937 or earlier.


Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $8,820 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Light wear to the patina.


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Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Sold for $8,820 (includes buyer's premium)

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