Laura Derby Rogers (1879-1897)

Object Number: 
1955.160
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 15 x 6 7/8 in. ( 33 x 38.1 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on base: "Laura D. Rogers/Sept 17/1891"
Description: 
Life mask
Gallery Label: 
Laura Derby Rogers was the daughter of John Rogers, the sculptor, and Harriet Moore (Francis) Rogers. She was the sister of John Rogers III and of the donor.
Bibliography: 
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 9, 31-3, 117, 242, 244, 269, 276. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. II, 1974, pp. 676-7.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group