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John James Audubon (1785-1851)

John James Audubon (1785-1851)
Title
John James Audubon (1785-1851)
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 )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1973.17
Marks 
inscriptions: on right base of neck: "Modern Art Fdry/NY" signed: side of proper left shoulder: "Buba 1958"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group