New York, Park Avenue
16 March 1995
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1979)
'Allegra', A Bronze Figure of a Nymph
inscribed 'HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH 19©29' and 'GORHAM CO FOUNDEUR OGNZ' 11½in. (29.2cm.) high, on black marble base, medium brown patina
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C. N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 178-180, 182, 214, illus.
Conceived in 1929 as a companion piece to Desha, Allegra was cast in an edition of fifty. Frishmuth's favorite model Desha posed for both pieces.
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