1887 - 1966
CHILD WITH CAT
inscribed ZORACH (along the base)
height: 18 inches (45.7 cm)
There are traces of verdigris in the crevasses and some light surface scratches.
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Private collection, New York (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner
John H. Bauer, William Zorach, New York, 1959, no. 23, pl. 28, illustration of another example
Bobbie Tarbell, Catalogue Raisonné of William Zorach's Carved Sculpture, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Delaware, 1976, pp. 249-253
Child with Cat was cast in an edition of at least eight and depicts Zorach's daughter Dahlov embracing one of the family's cats.