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Andrew O'Connor
PRO PATRIA
Estimate
10,00015,000
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97
Andrew O'Connor
PRO PATRIA
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Andrew O'Connor
1874-1941
PRO PATRIA
inscribed O'CONNOR and (3) (in two places along the base); stamped CIRE/PERDUE/H.H. HEBARD (on the base)
bronze with brown patina
height: 25 inches (63.5 cm)
Cast in 1902. 
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Provenance

Private collection, 1986

Exhibited

New York, Jacques Seligman & Co., Exhibition of the Works of the Sculptor Andrew O'Connor, 1917, p. 35, illustrated
Washington, D.C., Federal Reserve Board Building, Beaux-Arts to Moderne—Roots of Modern Sculpture, June-August 1993

Literature

Helène Desmaroux, L'Oeuvre du Sculpteur O’Connor, Paris, France, 1927, p. 25, illustrated
Millard F. Rogers, Jr., Sketches and Bozzetti by American Sculptors 1800-1950, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1987, fig. 275, p. 175, illustrated 

Catalogue Note

Pro Patria is a study for a life-size stone memorial in Arlington Memorial Cemetery in Virginia, which honors Colonel Emerson Liscum of the 9th Infantry Regiment who was killed in China during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900.

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