27 February 2013
Isidore Konti (1862-1938)
'Kneeling Men': A Pair of Bookends
each, inscribed '©/I. Konti' (on the base)--each, stamped '#48 GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS/Q472' (along the base)
each, bronze with brown patina
each, 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high (2)
Private collection, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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The Hudson River Museum, The Sculpture of Isidore Konti: 1862-1938, exhibition catalogue, Yonkers, New York, 1974, n.p., no. 42, another example illustrated (as Reverence Before Knowledge).
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