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Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877-1965)

Object Number: 
1951.453
Date: 
1949
Medium: 
Terracotta painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/4 x 15 3/16 x 10 1/2 in. ( 54 x 38.6 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
signed: proper left side of base: "MALVINA HOFFMAN/1949"
Description: 
Portrait bust
Gallery Label: 
Virginia Gildersleeve, the daughter of Justice Henry Alger Gildersleeve of the Supreme Court of New York State, received her master's degree from Columbia University. She taught English at Barnard College, and served as dean of the college from 1911 to 1947. The bronze portrait based on this plaster model is at Barnard.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the artist
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group