American, (1880-1980)
"Crest of the Wave", 1925
signed and dated, "Harriet W. Frishmuth 1925" with foundry mark "Gorham Co. Founders OFHL"

height: 21 inches

  • Provenance: Private Collection, Maryland; Sotheby's, New York, New York, April 23, 1998, lot 96; Private Collection, New York, New York.
  • Literature: Janis Conner, Leah Rosenblatt Lehmbeck and Thayer Tolles, "Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth," (New York, New York: Hohmann Holdings, LLC, 2006), p. 250, cat. no. 1925:5 (another example illustrated).

    Tags: listed artist, female artist, woman artist, sculpture, 20th century
  • Condition: overall good condition; green patina; may benefit from a cleaning
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