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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 84

    Frederick William MacMonnies

    'Pan of Rohallion'

    Price Realised  


    Frederick William MacMonnies
    'Pan of Rohallion'
    inscribed 'Frederick MacMonnies/Copyright 1894 Paris 1890' and stamped 'J.A. Boeuf Rouard Founders a Paris 10H2 R. de L'Aisle Popincourt' (on the sphere)--inscribed 'TO.PAN.OF.ROH ALLION ANNO DOMINI.AD. M.D.C.C.C.L.X.L.' (along the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    30 in. (76.2 cm.) high

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    James Graham & Sons, New York.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, January 1986.

    Pre-Lot Text



    W. Craven, Sculpture in America, New York, 1968, p. 422.
    B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1968, p. 34.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., Carved and Modeled: American Sculpture 1810-1940, New York, 1982, pp. 64-65, another example illustrated.
    G.P. Opitz, Dictionary of American Sculptors: 18th Century to the Present, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1984, p. 575, another example illustrated.
    The Parrish Art Museum, Fauns and Fountains: American Garden Statuary, 1890-1939, Southampton, New York, 1985, no. 17, another example illustrated.
    J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Houston, Texas, 1989, p. 126, another example illustrated.
    M. Smart and E.A. Gordon, Ph.D., A Flight with Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick MacMonnies: with a Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist's Works, Madison, Connecticut, 1996, pp. 92, 288, another example illustrated.
    Eaton Fine Art, Inc., From Neo-Classical and Beaux-Arts to Modernism: A Passage in American Sculpture, Riviera Beach, Florida, 2000, pp. 20-21, another example illustrated.