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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    Sally James Farnham (1869-1943)

    Portrait of Enos S. Booth

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the correct title of this sculpture is 'Portrait of Enos S. Booth.'


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND COLLECTION