26 March 2010
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ANDRÉ BISHOP
A GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED MYTHICAL HORNED BEAST
Seated with head turned and mouth open in a fierce expression, the ears alertly pricked and the tufted tail raised, with flames emerging from the haunches and finely incised tufts of hair surrounding the face and continuing down the back and legs, covered overall in splashes of gold
11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) high, fitted wood stand
Collection of Heber R. Bishop.
Collection of Elizabeth T. Harriman, thence by descent to the present owners.
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The Art Collection Formed by the Late Heber R. Bishop, The American Art Association, New York, 1906, no. 2067.
National Academy of Design, 1893.
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