Overall: 20 3/4 x 16 x 11 3/4 in. ( 52.7 x 40.6 x 29.8 cm )
signed: center top of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK"
inscribed: front of desk: "OLD/Swithcum"
inscribed: front of base: "THE FAVORED SCHOLAR"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vols. 1, 3, 4, New York Historical Society.
Harper's Weekly, March 15, 1873, p. 207.
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.78-9.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 125, 233, 294, 304.
Craven, Wayne, Sculpture in America, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1968, pp. 357-366.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 138-9.
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
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