Lot 38: BESSIE POTTER VONNOH, (AMERICAN 1872-1955), "GIRL READING"
December 4, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
BESSIE POTTER VONNOH
Signed and numbered ''Bessie Potter/no. XIII'' on base; also inscribed ''Copyright 1903''; also with ''Roman Bronze Works N.Y.'' foundry mark, bronze with brown patina
Height: 9 1/4 in. (23.5cm)
Private Collection, Rhode Island.
In fine overall condition with no evidence of any restoration or losses; there are some variations in patina hue as seen in catalogue photograph - (not a defect) - and slight rubbing to some localized areas, including to part of dress over right leg and a small area at top of head. There is some minor verdigris on part of back of chair.
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