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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

1880-1980 The Vine

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth American, 1880-1980 The Vine Inscribed 19©21 / Harriet W. Frishmuth and stamped with foundry mark Gorham CO Founders / QBWS at the base Bronze with a rich brown patina Height 11 1/2 inches (29.2 cm) Provenance: The artist Grand Central Art Galleries, New York Literature: The Gorham Company, Bronze Division, Famous Small Bronzes , New York, 1928, p. 101, another example illustrated. B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture , Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina, 1968, p. 226, another example referenced. A. Schmavonian, ed., Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, American Sculptor , The Courier, vol. IX, no. 1, October 1971, pp. 26-27. C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths , New York, 1973, pp. 43-46, 87, 127, 200, 202, 208, other examples illustrated. J. Conner, J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works , 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 38-39, another example illustrated. Eaton Fine Art, Inc., From Neo-Classical and Beaux-Arts to Modernism: A Passage in American Sculpture , exhibition catalogue, West Palm Beach, Florida, 2000, pp. 44-45, another example illustrated. J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, F.L. Hohmann III, Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth: A Catalogue of Works , New York, 2006, pp. 31, 33, 46, 58-59, 79, 102, 107n10, 150-51, 176, 240, 277, no. 1921:1, other examples illustrated. Casts of The Vine were produced between 1921 and 1966. A letter accompanying this lot, signed by Harriet Frishmuth, intimates that this work was cast in 1937 or earlier. C