ANNA VAUGHN HYATT HUNTINGTON (1876-1973)
ANNA VAUGHN HYATT HUNTINGTON (1876-1973)
ANNA VAUGHN HYATT HUNTINGTON (1876-1973)
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Property from a Private Collection, Laguna Niguel, California
ANNA VAUGHN HYATT HUNTINGTON (1876-1973)

Yawning Tiger

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ANNA VAUGHN HYATT HUNTINGTON (1876-1973)
Yawning Tiger
inscribed 'Anna V. Hyatt.' and stamped 'GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS/Q509' (along the right leg)—numbered '#12' (along the left torso)
bronze with reddish brown patina
8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) high;
28 1/4 in. (71.8 cm.) long
Modeled circa 1902-06; cast by 1921.
Provenance
Private collection, New York.
Taylor Graham Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2017.
Literature
The Gorham Company, Famous Small Bronzes, New York, 1928, p. 15.
M.G. Eden, Energy and Individuality in the Art of Anna Huntington, Sculptor and Amy Beach, Composer, Metuchen, N.J., 1987, p. 247, no. 203, another example referenced.
J. Conner, J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 76, 78, another example illustrated.
The Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Goddess, Heroine, Beast: Anna Hyatt Huntington's New York Sculpture, 1902-1936, New York, 2014, pp. 12, 25, 33, no. 2, another example illustrated.

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Lot Essay

The Gorham Foundry produced Yawning Tiger in two sizes: a 13 1/4 inch version in an edition of 359 and the present 28 inch scale in an edition of 118.

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