Daniel Chester French (1850–1931)
Object Place: Concord, Massachusetts, United States
16.51 x 28.89 x 11.75 cm (6 1/2 x 11 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238B)
One of a pair of sculptures. Hollow cast match safe statuette with integral lozenge-shaped base. Mature retriever straddles terrier puppy between two front legs. Terrier is lying on its back with tail between its legs and front right paw and leg lean against the older dogs front left leg. An empty woven basket is on the ground near the dog’s heads (facing proper right), rocks and plant matter texture the ground surface.
Purchased by MFA, 1997, from The Stradlings, New York, NY.
Gift of the Barra Foundation and Ann Macy Beha