American School, early 20th century
polychromed wood and string decoy
Height 20 in. by Length 40 1/2 in.
Barnegat Bay, New Jersey
Private Collection, Manesquan, New Jersey;
Steve Miller, American Folk Art, New York;
Joel and Kate Kopp, America Hurrah, New York;
David A. Schorsch, Inc., New York.
New York, David A. Schorsch American Antiques, American Decoys: A Folk Art Tradition, Fall 1996.
Adele Earnest, The Art of the Decoy, (Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 1965), fig. 75, p. 85:
William J. Mackey, American Bird Decoys, (Exton, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 1965), p. 57;
Robert Bishop, American Folk Sculpture (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1974) fig. 555, p. 300;
David A. Schorsch, American Decoys: A Folk Art Tradition, (New York: Antiquarian Equities, 1996), cat. no. 1, cover and pp. 14-15, illus. in color;
Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving: A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 47, illus. in color.