John Henry Bradley Storrs (1885-1956)
Torso, Seated Woman
inscribed 'JOHN STORRS/PARIS•1927' and stamped 'CIRE/C. VALSUANI/PERDUE' (along the base)
bronze with green patina
45 in. (114.3 cm.) high
Modeled and cast in 1927.
Estate of the above.
Robert Henry Adams Fine Art, Chicago, Illinois.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 2001.
M. Breuning, "Large Exhibition of Sculpture by John Storrs," New York Evening Post, February 11, 1928, illustrated.
The American Magazine of Art, vol. XXIII, July-December 1931, pp. 465, 487, illustrated (as Seated Torse).
Art Digest, vol. VI, November 1, 1931, illustrated (as Torso).
"The Forty-Fourth Annual American Exhibition," Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, vol. XXV, no. 9, December 1931, p. 121, illustrated.
D. Ngo, ed., Art + Architecture: The Ebsworth Collection + Residence, San Francisco, California, 2006, n.p., illustrated.
D.B. Balken, John Storrs: Machine-Age Modernist, exhibition catalogue, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010, p. 96, illustrated.
Chicago, Illinois, The Arts Club of Chicago, Sculpture by John Storrs, December 1927, no. 29 (as Sitting Torso of a Woman).
New York, Brummer Gallery, February 1-25, 1928, no. 29 (as Sitting Torso of a Woman).
Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Forty-Fourth Annual Exhibition, October 29-December 13, 1931, no. 272 (as Seated Torso).
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., John Storrs: Rhythm of Line, November 13, 1993-January 8, 1994, p. 28, no. 23.
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