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Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937)
Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937)

'Young Faun with Heron'

Details
Frederick William MacMonnies (1863-1937)
'Young Faun with Heron'
inscribed 'Frédérick.MacMonnies copyright 1894. Paris. 1890' (along the base)
bronze with brown patina
27 in. (68.6 cm.) high
Literature
J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Houston, Texas, 1989, pp. 126-7, 192, another example illustrated.
M. Smart and E.A. Gordon, A Flight with Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick MacMonnies(1863-1937), Madison, Connecticut, 1996, pp. 85, 91-2, 99, 106, 149, 150, 288, no. 23, other examples illustrated.

Lot Essay

Young Faun with Heron was completed in 1890 as a garden commission for Naumkeag, the home of Joseph Hodges Choate in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The work was later reduced to the 27 inches version and sold commercially.
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