Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Title
Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)
Date 
1887
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 3/4 x 16 x 12 1/2 in. ( 75.6 x 40.6 x 31.8 cm )
Description 
Portrait (full-length).
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
1937.35
Marks 
signed: proer left front corner of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NY" inscribed: front of base: "HENRY WARD BEECHER"
Bibliography 
"The Fine Arts," The Critic, New York, Vol. 7, No. 182, June 25, 1887, p. 322. Partridge, William Ordway, "John Rogers, The Peoples Sculptor," The New England Magazine, Feb., 1896, Vol. XIII, No. 6, pp. 705-21. Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.96-7. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 108, 134, 212, 216, 222, 256-7, 273, 275, 286-7, 295, 297. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, pp. 51-2. Holzer, Harold, and Farber, Joseph, "The Sculpture of John Rogers," Antiques Magazine, April 1979, pp. 756-68. Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 154-5.
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Creative: Tronvig Group