Description: bronze, brown patina
Dimensions: height: 30 inches
Medium: bronze, brown patina
Condition Report: Bronze with a brown patina. In generally good condition aside from scattered verdigris, surface dirt, a visible, stable seam on the figure's true right arm and the flutes are slightly bent.
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Literature: Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Houston, 1989, p. 126, (another example illustrated)
Mary Smart and E. Adina Gordon, A Flight with Fame: The Life and Art of Frederick
MacMonnies: with a Catalogue Raisonné of the Artist's Works, Madison, Connecticut, 1996, no. 22, pp. 85, 89-90, 92, 99, 106, 150, 156, 237, 288, (another example illustrated)
Provenance: Ivar Kreuger, Stockholm
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William Armstrong Fairburn, Morristown, New Jersey (gifted from the above)
Private Collection, Morristown, New Jersey (bequeathed from the estate of the above)
Private Collection, New Jersey (bequeathed from the estate of the above)
By descent from the above to the present owner