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Title

Puck on a toadstool


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


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

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

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

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

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

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