25 September 2008
Abastenia St. Leger Eberle (1878-1942)
inscribed 'A ST L Eberle' and stamped 'Gorham Co Founders/QFHU' (along the base)
bronze with verdigris patina
32 in. (81.3 cm.) high
Private collection, New York.
Estate of the above.
Private collection, New York and Washington, D.C., acquired from the above, circa 1931.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 13 September 1970.
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Des Moines, Iowa, Des Moines Art Center, Abastenia St. Leger Eberle: Sculptor (1878-1942), July 15 - August 17, 1980, no. 21.
The present sculpture was created by the artist for the Pacific and Asiatic fleets of the United States Navy, as a trophy for General Athletic Excellence.
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