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Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980)


American, lived/active New York
Eagle with Outstretched Wings
Modeled in 1910; cast 1910-1921.
Signed: Copyrighted/Harriet Frishmuth and stamped Gorham Co., on base at rear.
Bronze with patinated surface
Condition: Fine condition
Ths small spread wing eagle is among a few animal sculptures produced by Harriet Frishmuth. For an early example of her work, the eagle is finely modeled with great attention to the articulation of the feathers. This form became the precursor for two other eagle subjects by Frishmuth.
Reference: Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works. See illustration, pg. 129, 1910:9 for an identical example.

Item ID: DA-SCLP/ORN 054

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