New York, Park Avenue
4 December 1996
Edward McCartan (1879-?)
'Girl Drinking from a Shell', A Bronze Fountain Figure
inscribed 'E. McCARTAN' and 'R.B.W.'
28¼in. (71.7cm.) high, brown patina
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J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, p. 116
Conceived in 1915 as a life-size fountain, the work was also cast in a 28in. version and a 15in. version.
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