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African Woman

about 1933
James Richmond Barthé (American, 1901–1989)


Object Place: New York

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

2011.1804

Medium or Technique

Patinated plaster, wood base

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Plaster, patinated dark reddish-brown, on oak base.

Signed

"BARTHE" signed at base of neck, no date.

Markings

Label: Harmon Foundation (?)

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

Copyright

© Barthé Trust