• Fine American Paintings, Drawi auction at Christies

    Sale 2285

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 41

    Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955)

    'Girl Reading'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955)
    'Girl Reading'
    inscribed 'Bessie Potter' and 'No.2.' (along the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high
    Modeled in 1897.


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    Provenance

    Private collection, Missouri.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    J. Aronson and J. Conner, Bessie Potter Vonnoh: Sculptor of Women, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008, pp. 86-87, fig. 40, another example illustrated.


    Exhibited

    Saint Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis Art Museum, Impressionism Reflected, May 8-June 27, 1982.