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An image of Puck on a toadstool by Harriet Hosmer

Harriet Hosmer

(United States of America, Italy 09 Oct 1830 – 21 Feb 1908)

Title
Puck on a toadstool
Place of origin
RomeItaly
Year
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
Location
15th–19th c European art
Bibliography (6)

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.