Overall: 21 x 17 1/2 x 12 in. ( 53.3 x 44.5 x 30.5 cm )
signed: proper left top of base: "14 W 12 ST/JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK"
inscribed: top back of base: "PATENTED.DEC.9. 1884."
inscribed: front of base: "A MATTER OF OPINION"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 4, New York Historical Society.
Barck, Dorothy, "Rogers Group in the Museum of the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, October, 1932, p. 76.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.90-1.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 251, 294.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 188-9.
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