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Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877-1965)

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877-1965)
Title
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877-1965)
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 )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of the artist
Object Number 
1951.453
Marks 
signed: proper left side of base: "MALVINA HOFFMAN/1949"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group