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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Chauncey Bradley Ives (1810-1894)

    'Undine Receiving her Soul'

    Price Realised  

    Chauncey Bradley Ives (1810-1894)
    'Undine Receiving her Soul'
    signed and inscribed 'C.B.IVES.FECIT./ROM E. 1864' (along the base)
    marble
    41 in. (104.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 21 May 1998, lot 131.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Southern Collection


    Literature

    W. Craven, Sculpture in America, New York, 1968, pp. 286-87, fig. 8.13, another example illustrated.
    W.H. Gerdts, "Chauncey Bradley Ives: American Sculptor," The Magazine Antiques, November 1968, pp. 714-18, another example illustrated.
    W.H. Gerdts, American Neo-Classic Sculpture, New York, 1973, pp. 41, 88, 89, fig. 73, another example illustrated.
    The Magazine Antiques, March 1982, cover illustration.
    J.S. Kasson, Marble Queens and Captives: Women in Nineteenth Century American Sculpture, New Haven, Connecticut, 1990, pp. 169-73, another example illustrated.