Coming to the Parson

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Overall: 12 x 11 x 6 in. ( 30.5 x 27.9 x 15.2 cm )
Genre figural replica
"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.
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Gift from an unidentified source
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Creative: Tronvig Group