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Lot 111: HARRIET WHITNEY FRISHMUTH | Crest of the Wave
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bronze, green and brown patina on a 1/2 inch black base
Bronze with green and brown patina on 1/2 inch base. In good condition generally; nice, translucent, green-brown 'frishmuth' patina--with signs of wear (greenish, mottled) in some areas (i.e.--left shoulder, neck and left side of back), and on finger on her proper left hand is bent.
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Dimensions: height: 20 1/2 inches
Literature: Janis Conner, Leah Rosenblat Lehmbeck, and Thayer Tolles, Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, no. 1925:5, pp. 178-79, 250 (another example illustrated)
Medium: bronze, green and brown patina on a 1/2 inch black base