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Autumn Fine Art Sale

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 05:30PM EDT
Lot 170

Bessie Potter Vonnoh: Girl on a Swing

Estimate: $60,000 - $75,000

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Bessie Potter Vonnoh (American, 1872–1955): Girl on a Swing, Bronze Garden Sculpture. Signed and dated 'Bessie Potter Vonnoh/1906' on the baby's right bottom cheek verso; also with 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y.' along the edge of the same bottom cheek verso, bronze with verdigris patina.

A sculptor known for her depiction of graceful, serene, female figures with gently sweeping garments, Vonnoh was born in St. Louis, Missouri and trained at the Art Institute of Chicago.

134.6 cm. (53 in.)

The Artist; Acquired directly from the above; Private Estate, Long Island; Fountain Lake Farm National Historic Landmark, Wisconsin


Excellent condition.

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