111
111
Frederick William MacMonnies
PAN OF ROHALLION
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
111
Frederick William MacMonnies
PAN OF ROHALLION
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frederick William MacMonnies
1863 - 1937
PAN OF ROHALLION
inscribed Frederick MacMonnies/Paris 1890/copyright 1894 and stamped with the Jaboeuf et Rouard foundry mark (on the back of the sphere) 
bronze with brown patina
height: 30 inches (76.2 cm) on a 2 1/4 inch (5.7 cm) marble base
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Provenance

Sold: Christie's, New York, March 2, 2006, lot 110
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Literature

Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Houston, Texas, 1989, p. 126
E. Adina Gordon, The Sculpture of Frederick William MacMonnies: A Critical Catalogue, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998, p. 121
Glenn P. Opitz, Dictionary of American Sculptors: 18th Century to the Present, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1894, p. 575, another example illustrated
Mary Smart and E. Adina Gordon, A Flight with Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick MacMonnies, Madison, Connecticut, 1996, pp. 92, 288, another example illustrated

Catalogue Note

Pan of Rohallion, the first of a series of fountain figures sculpted by Frederick MacMonnies in the 1890s, was originally designed for the estate of Howard Adams in Seabright, New Jersey. One of the artist's most successful models, it was edited by both French and American foundries in several sizes. 

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