New York, Park Avenue
4 December 1996
Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955)
'Girl Dancing', A Bronze Figure
inscribed 'Girl Dancing' and 'Bessie O. Potter Sculptor copyrighted 1899.' and stamped 'THE HENRY-BONNARD BRONZE CO. FOUNDERS N.Y. 1899'
14½in. (36.6cm.) high, rich dark brown patina
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J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, p. 163, illus. of the present lot
This model was one of several similar figures of young ladies dancing which was included in the joint exhibitions of the works of the sculptress and her husband, the painter Robert Vonnoh, from 1914-1916.
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