22 September 2015
Isidore Konti (1862-1938)
Reverence Before Knowledge (Kneeling Men): Bookends
each, inscribed '©/I. Konti,' (on the base)--stamped 'GORHAM CO FOUNDERS/Q472' and numbered '#37' (along the base)
each, bronze with brown patina
each, 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high
(2)Modeled in 1911.
Private collection, New York; sold, Christie's, New York, 20 March 1987, lot 131.
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, no. 42, another example illustrated.
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