• American Paintings  auction at Christies

    Sale 2199

    American Paintings

    29 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    Isidore Konti (1862-1938)

    'Pushing Men': A Pair of Bookends

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Isidore Konti (1862-1938)
    'Pushing Men': A Pair of Bookends
    each, inscribed 'I. Konti' (on the base)--inscribed 'COPYRIGHT 1909 BY R HOLSTIN' (along the base)
    each, bronze with brown patina
    each, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private collection.
    By descent to the present owner, circa 1950s.


    Literature

    The Hudson River Museum, The Sculpture of Isidore Konti: 1862-1938, exhibition catalogue, Yonkers, New York, 1974, n.p., no. 28, another example illustrated.