23 May 2001
Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955)
The Dancing Girl
signed 'Bessie Potter Vonnoh,' inscribed 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS NY' and numbered 'VII'
bronze with greenish brown patina
62 in. (157.4 cm.) high
Jock Manton, Sparta, New Jersey.
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According to Roman Bronze Works foundry records, this cast dates to 1949.
A copy of a letter from Roman Bronze Works, discussing the work, accompanies this lot.
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