Plaster, patinated dark reddish-brown, on oak base.
"BARTHE" signed at base of neck, no date.
Label: Harmon Foundation (?)
Mid-20th century, from the artist to Mr. John Rappaport,Chicago, IL; John Rappaport to his daughter, Ms. Linda Rappaport Gwellyn; Ernest Bonner, Denver, CO; Mr. Stanley Cytrynbaum, Denver, CO; Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York; 2008, sold by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery to John Axelrod, Boston; 2011 sold by Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: June 22, 2011)
The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection
© Barthé Trust
- James Richmond Barthé, American, 1901–1989
New York, New York
Overall (including base): 33 x 11.1 x 11.7 cm (13 x 4 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.) Overall (plaster only): 21 x 11.1 x 11.7 cm (8 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Patinated plaster, wood base