29 September 2009
Isidore Konti (1862-1938)
'Pushing Men': A Pair of Bookends
each, inscribed 'I. Konti' (on the base)--inscribed 'COPYRIGHT 1909 BY R HOLSTIN' (along the base)
each, bronze with brown patina
each, 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
By descent to the present owner, circa 1950s.
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The Hudson River Museum, The Sculpture of Isidore Konti: 1862-1938, exhibition catalogue, Yonkers, New York, 1974, n.p., no. 28, another example illustrated.
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