25 September 2008
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED MARYLAND COLLECTION
Edmund Thomas Quinn
inscribed 'Quinn ©/SC-1927' (on the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
18 in. (45.7 cm.) high on a black marble base 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high
Weschler's, 29 February 1976, n.l.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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T. Tolles, ed., American Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born Between 1865 and 1885, vol. II, New York, 2001, p. 507, another example illustrated.
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