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    Sale 1972

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    7 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 71

    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)

    'The Vine'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)
    'The Vine'
    inscribed 'Harriet Whitney Frishmuth/1921' and stamped 'R.B.W.' (along the base)
    bronze
    11¾ in. (28.6 cm.) high on a black marble base 3/4 in. (4.5 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Brookgreen Gardens, The Sculpture of Harriet Frishmuth, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, 1937, another example illustrated.
    C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, p. 127, another example illustrated.
    J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works from 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, p. 38, another example illustrated.
    C.S. Rubinstein, American Women Sculptors: A History of Women Working in Three Dimensions, Boston, 1990, p. 155, another example illustrated.
    J. Conner et. al., Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, New York, 2006, pp. 59, 150, 151, 240, no. 1921:1, other examples illustrated.