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John Rogers III (1866-1939)

John Rogers III (1866-1939)
Title
John Rogers III (1866-1939)
Date 
1871
Medium 
Painted plaster
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 5/8 x 9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 29.5 x 23.5 x 14 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Object Number 
1951.434
Marks 
inscriptions: marked under left shoulder: "Johnnie Rogers/1871"
Gallery Label 
This likeness of the sculptor's son was modeled when the boy was five years old. Because the sculptor was dissatisfied with the work, he had no copies left. The sole surviving copy was presented to The New-York Historical Society by the subject's sister.
Bibliography 
Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 2, 1974, pp. 675-6. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 229-30.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group