4 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
Edward R. Thaxter (1857-1881)
Reproof: Bust of a Young Girl
signed 'E.R. Thaxter' (on the reverse)
17½ in. high
Executed circa 1878-80.
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The present work is a detail from a lifesize figural work by the artist titled 'Reproof,' of the same execution date. The lifesize work is in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
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