28 September 2010
Laura Gardin Fraser (1889-1966)
inscribed '.LAURA GARDIN FRASER.SCULPTOR.' (center)
bronze with golden-brown patina
47 x 29 in. (119.4 x 73.7 cm.)
Medallic Art Company, Ltd., Dayton, Nevada.
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S. Luftschein and J.E. Marqusee, One Hundred Years of American Medallic Art, 1845-1945, Ithaca, New York, 1995, p. 33.
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