New York, East
3 December 1996
Evelyn Beatrice Longman (1874-1954)
A Bronze Head of a Bacchante
inscribed 'EVELYN BEATRICE LONGMAN 1911' and stamped 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-'
26¾in. (68cm.) high, including original marble and bronze base, dark brown patina
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The present bronze is a portrait of Daniel Chester French's daughter, Margaret French. Longman began this piece while working as an assistant in French's studio from 1901-1904.
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