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John Quincy Adams Ward (American, 1830-1910) Henry Ward Beecher

Auction:
2459
Lot:
129
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2459
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2009 4:00PM

Description:

John Quincy Adams Ward (American, 1830-1910)

Henry Ward Beecher, c. 1888-89
Unsigned.
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.



Estimate $3,000-5,000

Restored diagonal break along right side of figure's body (on cloak) with resulting retouch approx. 3 1/2"H.

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Henry Ward Beecher, John Quincy Adams Ward, Adler Galleries, Institute of Arts, American Academy, Institute of Arts and Letters, Letters, Adler, Beecher, Beecher family

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