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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    Carl Paul Jennewein (1890-1978)

    'Cupid and Crane'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Carl Paul Jennewein (1890-1978)
    'Cupid and Crane'
    inscribed 'ROMA/CPJ/1923' (on the base)
    bronze with black patina
    21½ in. (54.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Archer Huntington.
    M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California, gift from the above, 1926.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Literature

    The National Sculpture Society, Contemporary American Sculpture, New York, 1929, p. 170, another example illustrated.
    S. Howarth, C. Paul Jennewein, The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, 1980, pp. 23, 81, figs. 31, 141, another example illustrated.
    J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works from 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 81, 83, 86, 191, another example illustrated.
    R. Salmon, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, vol. II, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1993, pp. 60-61, another example illustrated.