12 September 2006
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1979)
'Pas de Deux'
inscribed 'Harriet W Frishmuth c 1921' (on the base)--stamped 'Gorham Co. Founders QBOS' (along the base)
17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high
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cf. C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, p. 122, 208, (another cast illustrated).
Conceived in 1921, Pas de Deux depicts the dancers Desha and Leon Barté. The model was cast in an edition of 50.
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