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Details & Cataloguing

The History of Now: The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger | Sold to Benefit Teiger Foundation for the Support of Contemporary Art

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Diana the Huntress
Manner Of Wilhelm Hunt Diederich
(1884-1953)

lacking arrow.
cut sheet iron weathervane
Height 35 in. by Length 60 in.
circa 1925
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Provenance

Ricco-Maresca Gallery, New York;
Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan;
Maurice Cohen, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Exhibited

VanderWoude Tananbaum Gallery, San Francisco, 1989.

Literature

Jean Lipman and Thomas Armstrong, Provocative Parallels (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1975) p. 47;
Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving:  A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 70, illus. in color. 

Catalogue Note

The work was acquired by Mr. Teiger in 1995 as having been by the hand of Diederich.  In letters exchanged by Mr. Teiger and Mrs. Blake (Diederich's daughter), Mrs. Blake refutes that this work was by her father's hand.

The History of Now: The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger | Sold to Benefit Teiger Foundation for the Support of Contemporary Art

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New York