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John James Audubon (1785-1851)

Object Number: 
1973.17
Date: 
1958
Medium: 
Bronze on black marble base
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 10 x 11 1/2 in. ( 50.8 x 25.4 x 29.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: on right base of neck: "Modern Art Fdry/NY" signed: side of proper left shoulder: "Buba 1958"
Description: 
Portrait bust
Gallery Label: 
This head is the second casting in bronze from the original stone master head (in stone) by the sculptress, the casting was supervised by the sculptress and was cast and mounted at the Modern Art Foundry, 1840, Queens, NY. The original Stone master head (ca. 1950's) was sent in 1973 by the sculptress to Audubon's home at "Mill Grove", Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group