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    The Star
    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980), American
    Modeled 1918; Edition of 345
    Bronze with green patina
    Incised: HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH 1918 / ©
    Foundry Mark: #306 GORHAM CO FOUNDERS / Q505
    20 inches high (with base)

    Star, Frishmuth's second largest edition, marks the beginning of a decade long working relationship between the dancer Desha Delteil and Frishmuth. With her feet planted on the ground, back slightly arched, and her gaze toward the sky, she is one of Frishmuth's more introspective sculptures.
    Illus.: C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp.101-105, 206.
    J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, Captured Motion, New York, 2006, pp. 143-145, 237. Other examples Illustrated.

    From the Collection of Charles N. and Josephine R. Aronson.



    Condition Report*: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age. Minor wear to patination and approximately 1 inch scratch to torso.
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    April, 2007
    26th-27th Thursday-Friday
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