The Favored Scholar
Overall: 4 x 3 x 2 in. ( 10.2 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm )
inscriptions: on bottom: "original by/John Rogers/ miniature/19 41/???"
Miniature genre group.
Harper's Weekly, March 15, 1873, p. 207. 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. 74. Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.78-9. Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 125, 233, 294, 304. Craven, Wayne, Sculpture in America, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1968, pp. 357-366. Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 138-9.
Purchase, Foster-Jarvis Fund
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