Mrs. John James Audubon (Lucy Green Bakewell, 1787-1874)
Bronze with black marble stand
Overall: 21 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 11 in. ( 54.6 x 43.8 x 27.9 cm )
inscriptions: on left shoulder: "Modern Art Fdry/NY" signed: front underside proper left shoulder: "Buba'60"
This head is the second casting in bronze from the original stone master head (in stone) by the sculptress, The casting was supervised by the sculptress and was cast and mounted at the Modern Art Foundry, 1870, Queens, NY. The original stone master head of Audubon (ca. 1950's) was sent by the sculptress to Audubon's home at "Mill Grove", Pennsylvania.
Gift of the artist
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