Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

Coming to the Parson

Coming to the Parson
Title
Coming to the Parson
Date 
1974
Medium 
Ceramic
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 x 11 x 6 in. ( 30.5 x 27.9 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Genre figural replica
Credit Line 
Gift from an unidentified source
Object Number 
INV.267
Bibliography 
"The Sculptor Rogers Latest Group," New York Evening Mail, Apr. 5, 1870, p. 1. "Art Notes," The Evening Post, New York, Oct. 4, 1870, p. 2. Harper's Weekly, March 6, 1875, p. 208. New York Daily Graphic, Jan. 8, 1877, p. 3. Barck, Dorothy, "Rogers Group in the Museum of the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, October, 1932, p. 74. Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp. 74-5. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 114, 150, 225, 239, 294, 304. Craven, Wayne, Sculpture in America, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1968, pp. 357-366. Bourdon, David, "The story-telling statuettes of John Rogers, 19th-century people's artist, are being eagerly collected again," Smithsonian, Vol. 6, No. 2, May 1975, pp. 51-7. Holtzer, Harold and Farber, Joseph, "The Sculpture of John Rogers," Antiques Magazine, April 1979, pp. 756-768. Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 122-3.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group