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    Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (American, 1880-1980)
    Crest of the Wave, 1925
    Bronze with greenish-brown patina
    20-1/4 inches (51.4 cm) high on a 1-1/4 inches (3.2 cm) high marble base
    Ed. 269
    Inscribed along base with foundry mark: Harriet W. Frishmuth © 1925 / Gorham Founders / QFHL

    Cottone Auctions, Geneseo, New York, March 22, 2008, lot 91;
    Private collection, Connecticut, acquired from the above.

    Brookgreen Gardens, The Sculpture of Harriet Frishmuth, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, 1937, n.p., another example illustrated;
    B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, 1968 edition, p. 224;
    C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York 1973, pp. 158-61, 212, another example illustrated;
    C.S. Rubinstein, American Women Sculptors, Boston, Massachusetts, 1990, p. 155;
    J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, F.L. Hohnmann III, Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, New York, 2006, pp. 178-80, 250, no. 1925:5, another example illustrated.

    Condition Report*: Minor rubbing in areas of high relief; Gorham founders number 'QFHL' partially worn.
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    May, 2018
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