Lot 707

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, The Dancers

Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000

Bid Increments

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$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(New York/Connecticut, 1880-1980)

The Dancers (Pas de deux, tarentelle), 1921, edition of 58, signed on base "HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH © 1921", stamped GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS/QB05", patinated bronze with marble base, 18-1/8 x 27-1/4 x 5-1/4 in.

Provenance: Ex Collection of Charles N. Aronson; N/A


Literature: C.S. Rubinstein, American Women Sculptors, Boston, Massachusetts, 1990, p. 155, another example referenced;
J. Conner, F. Hohmann, et al., Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth: A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, pp. 158-59, 241, no. 1921:4, another example illustrated; Thayer Tolles, American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885, New York, 2001, vol. II, p. 641.

C.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 122-23, illustrated, 208, (autographed book accompanies lot)


reddish brown to verdigris patina with some rubbing, small abrasions

book lacking dust cover

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Ex Collection of Charles N. Aronson; N/A