Description: ABASTENIA ST. LEGER EBERLE
"Windy Doorstep," 1910
bronze, signed "A.S.L. Eberle" and dated "1910," inscribed with foundry mark "S. Klaber and Co. Founders, NY"
Height: 14 inches
Provenance: Private Collection, New York.
Literature: A.S.L. Eberle, "The East Side in Sculpture," The Macbeth Gallery, New York, 1921, n.p., another example illustrated J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, "Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939," Houston, Texas, 1989, pp. 29-30, another example illustrated.
Searl, Marjorie. "Seeing America: Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester." Rochester, NY: Univ. of Rochester Press, 2006, another example discussed;
L.R. Noun, "Abastenia St. Leger Eberle, Sculptor," Des Moines, Iowa, 1980, pp. 8, 9, 11, fig. 13, another example illustrated.
G.B. Opitz, ed., "Dictionary of American Sculptors," Poughkeepsie, New York, 1984, p. 112.
B.G. Proske, "Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture," Brookgreen Gardens, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, 1968, pp. 153-154, another example illustrated.
C.S. Rubinstein, "American Women Sculptors: A History of Women Working in Three Dimensions," Boston, Massachusetts, 1990, pp. 215-216, another example illustrated.
A.A. Weinman, "The National Sculpture Society in Cooperation with the Trustees of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Contemporary American Sculpture," New York, 1929, pp. 94-95, another example illustrated.
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Tags: listed artist, 20th century
Condition: Canvas: Not Applicable
Condition: Very Good
A few very minor surface abrasions.
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