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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    Paul Manship (1885-1966)

    'Indian' and 'Pronghorn Antelope': A Pair of Sculptures

    Price Realised  

    Paul Manship (1885-1966)
    'Indian' and 'Pronghorn Antelope': A Pair of Sculptures
    the first, inscribed 'PAUL MANSHIP/© 1914' (on the base)--inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base); the second, inscribed '© 1914/PAUL MANSHIP' (on the stones)--inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base)
    each, bronze with brown patina
    the first, 13 in. (33 cm.) high; the second, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high (2)


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    This design was originally created for the artist's mantelpiece and was first exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1914. It was cast in an edition of fifteen. One of the editions is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

    Provenance

    William Wells Bosworth.
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    House and Garden, June 1921, p. 62, another example illustrated.
    P. Vitry, Paul Manship: Sculptéur Americain, Paris, 1927, p. 38, pls. 31-32, another example illustrated.
    E. Murtha, Paul Manship, New York, 1957, p. 152, nos. 51-52.
    A.E. Gardner, American Sculpture: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1965, p. 151, no. 48.149.28, another example illustrated.
    Minnesota Museum of Art, Paul Manship: Changing Taste in America, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1985, pp. 136-37, nos. 97-98, another example illustrated.
    J. Manship, Paul Manship, New York, 1989, pp. 54, 67-69, figs. 45, 60-61, another example illustrated.
    H. Rand, Paul Manship, Washington, D.C., 1989, pp. 40-41, figs. 26-27, another example illustrated.