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Eugenie Frederica Shonnard (1886-1978)

American, ca. 1927-1935
Carved Wood Figure of a Young Girl in Reverie
Signed (on base): E.F. Shonnard
Carved wood
Condition: Good. minor shrinkage cracks, oxidized surface.
Eugenie Frederica Shonnard was born in Yonkers and studied with Alphonse Mucha and James Earle Fraser in New York, before moving to Paris where she studied with Antoine Bourdelle and Auguste Rodin. She exhibited at the Paris Salons of 1912, 1913, and 1922. She also exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1916, the Museum of Modern Art in 1933, and at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Among her notable early sculptures are busts of Alphonse Mucha and Dinah, the Bronx Zoo’s first gorilla.

Dimensions: 22" h., 7 3/4" w., 9 7/8" d.

Item ID: DA-SO 048

Price: $15000

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