Lot 42
  • 42

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth 1880-1980

Estimate
350,000 - 550,000 USD
Sold
605,000 USD
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Description

  • Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
  • Joy of the Waters (Joie de l'eau)
  • signed HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH S.C., dated © 1917 and inscribed THE GORHAM CO FOUNDERS on the edge of the base
  • bronze

Provenance

Grand Central Art Galleries, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1944

Literature

Charles N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 26, 107-109, 206, illustration of another example
Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 38, 40-2, 190, 37, illustration of another example
Janis Conner, Frank Hohmann, Leah Rosenblatt Lehmbeck, Thayer Tolles et al., Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, no. 1917:3, pp. 28, 66, 79n80, 86, 200, 277-78, illustration of another example p. 236
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