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Washington

Object Number: 
1948.407
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 )
Marks: 
signed: proper left side of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK" inscribed: front of base: "WASHINGTON"
Description: 
Portrait (full-length)
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group