John Quincy Adams Ward (American, 1830-1910) Henry Ward Beecher
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John Quincy Adams Ward (American, 1830-1910)
Henry Ward Beecher, c. 1888-89
Painted plaster, height 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm).
Condition: Repairs, felt adhered to the bottom.
Provenance: The sculptor, until 1910, to his widow, until 1923; by gift to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, until 1989, at Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York; a private collection.
Exhibitions: Primary Models: American Plasters 1880-1945, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1990.
Restored diagonal break along right side of figure's body (on cloak) with resulting retouch approx. 3 1/2"H.