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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 43

    Henry Hering (1874-1949)

    'L'Allegro'

    Price Realised  

    Henry Hering (1874-1949)
    'L'Allegro'
    inscribed with monogram 'HH' and 'MCM**' (on the base)--inscribed 'Copyright Henry Hering MCMXI' and stamped 'Roman Bronze Works N.Y.' (along the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    21 in. (53.3 cm.) high


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    The present sculpture is piped as a fountain.

    Provenance

    Private collection, New York.
    Estate of the above.
    Private collection, New York and Washington, D.C., acquired from the above, circa 1931.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, March 10 1971.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND COLLECTION


    Literature

    B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, 1968, p. 132.