25 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
Sally James Farnham (1869-1943)
Portrait of Enos S. Booth
inscribed 'Sally James/1917' (on the reverse) and stamped 'Roman Bronze Works N.Y.' (along the base)
bronze with brown patina
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high
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A sculptor of statuettes, portrait busts of prominent persons, and friezes as well as western sculpture, Sally James Farnham is perhaps best known for monument of Simón Bólivar (1921) which was commissioned for Central Park.
Please note the correct title of this sculpture is 'Portrait of Enos S. Booth.'
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND COLLECTION