Washington

Washington
Title
Washington
Date 
1875
Medium 
Painted plaster with lead parts
Dimensions 
Overall: 29 x 11 x 9 1/2 in. ( 73.7 x 27.9 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Portrait (full-length)
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan
Object Number 
1948.407
Marks 
signed: proper left side of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK" inscribed: front of base: "WASHINGTON"
Bibliography 
Article, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 1, New York Historical Society. Daily Evening Transcript, Boston, Dec. 28, 1875, p. 6. Daily Evening Transcript, Boston, Feb. 25, 1876, p. 2. "Fine Arts," The Evening Post, New York, June 9, 1876, p. 1. "Centennial Exposition Memoranda," Potter's American Monthly, Philadelphia, October 1876, pp. 317-20. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 108, 228, 238, 295, 297, 304. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. II, 1974, p. 864 Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 154-5.
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Creative: Tronvig Group