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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)

    'The Vine'

    Price Realised  

    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)
    'The Vine'
    inscribed 'Harriet W Frishmuth/1921' and stamped 'R.B.W' (along the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high on a black marble base ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Brookgreen Gardens, The Sculpture of Harriet Frishmuth, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, 1937, n.p., 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, Massachusetts, 1990, p. 155, another example illustrated.
    J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, New York, 2006, pp. 59, 150, 151, 240, no. 1921:1, other examples illustrated.