Painted plaster and/or terracotta
Overall: 22 x 20 5/8 x 11 1/2 in. ( 55.9 x 52.4 x 29.2 cm )
signed: center top of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK/1877"
inscribed: front of base: "THE MOCK TRIAL/ARGUMENT FOR THE PROSECUTION"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 4, New York Historical Society.
"Personal," Harper's Weekly, New York, June 2, 1877, p. 423.
"Art Notes," New York Daily Graphic, May 11, 1877, p. 203.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.84-5.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 242, 295, 304.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 160-1.
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
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