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Title

Puck on a toadstool

circa 1856


Artist

Harriet Hosmer

United States of America, Italy

09 Oct 1830 - 21 Feb 1908


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Details


Place where the work was made

Rome Italy


Date

circa 1856


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

marble


Dimensions

86.3 cm height


Signature & date

Signed back of base, "HARRIET HOSMER...". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Judge Josephson 1892


Accession number

1167


Artist information

Harriet Hosmer

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Rome

Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


N Cikovsky, The White marmorean flock: nineteenth century American women neoclassical sculptors, New York, 1972. no. 5, says 1856

Samuel Carter Hall (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1875. says in or about 1855

Samuel Carter Hall (Editor), The Art Journal, London, 1866, 177.

Susan van Rensselaer, Antiques, 1963, 425-6. says 1855

Loredo Taft, History of American Sculpture, 1903, 205.

Margaret Wendell LaBarre, Harriet Hosmer: her era and her art, 1961-1966.