5 December 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Janet Scudder (1869-1940)
'Cupid and Tortoise': A Fountain
inscribed 'Janet Scudder ©' (under shell)-- inscribed 'Roman Bronze Works N-Y' (under shell)
bronze with verdigris patina
18½ in. (47 cm.) high
Conner-Rosencranz Gallery, New York.
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Executed in 1908.
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