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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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    Provenance

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF FURNITURE BRANDS, SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI


    Literature

    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.