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    HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH (American, 1880-1980)
    The Star, 1918
    Bronze
    19-3/4 inches (50.2 cm) high on a 1-1/8 inches (2.86 cm) high black marble base
    Inscribed with foundry mark on base: Harriet W. Frishmuth 1918 / Gorham Co. Founders / 0505 #201

    LITERATURE:
    The Gorham Company, Bronze Division, Famous Small Bronzes, New York, 1928, pp. 34-35;
    C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 101-05, 206, another example illustrated;
    J. Conner, J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Houston, Texas, 1989, pp. 35, 38-39, 142, other examples illustrated;
    J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, F.L. Hohmann III, Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth: A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, p. 237, no. 1918:3, another example illustrated.




    Condition Report*: There appear to be a few minor surface scratches, with natural verdigris down the back of her legs and near her heels; otherwise, the work is in overall good condition.
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