Bust of a Woman
American School, circa 1850
carved and polychromed wood figurehead
Height 15 1/2 in. by Depth 12 in.
Howard and Catherine Feldman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;
Giampietro American Art and Antiques, New Haven, Connecticut.
Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, American Primitive (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1988) p. 74, fig. 92;
Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving: A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 74, illus. in color.