Painted plaster with sheen and lead
Overall: 15 3/8 x 13 x 13 1/2 in. ( 39.1 x 33 x 34.3 cm )
signed: front of base: "JOHN ROGERS/14 W 12 ST/NEW YORK/THE WATCH ON THE SANTA MARIA"
Historical figure: Columbus pointing out landfall.
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 1, New York Historical Society.
Barck, Dorothy, "Rogers Group in the Museum of the New-York Historical Society", New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, October, 1932, p. 80.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 108, 162, 270, 295, 297.
Craven, Wayne, Sculpture in America, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1968, pp. 357-366.
Holzer, Harold, and Farber, Joseph, "The Sculpture of John Rogers," Antiques Magazine, April 1979, pp. 756-68.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 222-3.
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