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Adolph Alexander Weinman
RISING SUN
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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73
Adolph Alexander Weinman
RISING SUN
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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New York

Adolph Alexander Weinman
1870 - 1952
RISING SUN
inscribed ©/.A.A.WEINMAN.FECIT. and marked with the ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y- foundry mark (on the base)
bronze, green and brown patina
height: 26 inches
(66 cm)
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Provenance

Private Collection, Albany, circa 1920s (sold: Christie's, New York, September 28, 2010, lot 142)
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Literature

Juliet James, Sculpture of the Exposition Palaces and Courts, San Francisco, 1915, pp. 18-21, another example illustrated
Brookgreen Gardens, Sculpture by Adolph Alexander Weinman, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1937, n.p., another example illustrated
The National Sculpture Society, New York, American Sculpture Series: Adolph A. Weinman, New York, 1950, pp. 16-19, 61, another example illustrated
Beatrice Gilman Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1968, p. 122,  another example illustrated
Whitney Museum of American Art, 200 Years of American Sculpture, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1976, no. 151, p. 115, another example illustrated

Catalogue Note

Rising Day and its companion work, Descending Night, were originally designed as fountain figures for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. 

American Art

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New York