Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (American, 1880-1980)
Play Days, 1925
Signed, dated, and foundry stamped "HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH © 1925 GORHAM CO FOUNDERS
QFED" within the cast on the rear of the base.
Bronze with brown patina, 22 3/8 x 7 x 8 1/8 in. (56.8 x 17.8 x 20.6 cm), mounted to a later bronze plinth.
Condition: Minor oxidation.
Literature: Janis Conner, Leah Rosenblatt Lehmbeck, Thayer Tolles, and Frank L. Hohmann III, Captured Motion, The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works (New York: Hohmann Holding LLC, 2006), pp. 174-75, 249.
N.B. The present work was cast in an overall edition of 99, 92 of which were cast by the Gorham Foundry.
The bronze plinth below the signed base is later, and appears welded to the base.