SIGNED BRONZE SCULPTURE ART DECO NUDE HIGHLY DETAILED STATUE ON MARBLE. Harriet Whitney Frishmuth September 17, 1880 1980 was an American sculptor known for her works in bronze. Frishmuth was born in Philadelphia PA, on September 17, 1880. She studied briefly with Rodin in Paris, for two years with Euchtriz in Berlin, and at the Art Students League of New York. Her career grew steadily and she became well-known for her beautiful renderings of females in bronze, particularly dancers.Her small bronzes were sought after by private collectors and by museums. Her work was exhibited at the National Academy of Design. The Academy of Fine Arts. In Philadelphia, the Salon in Paris, the Golden Gate International Exposition. 19391940 and the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors. One of her last exhibits was in New York City. In 1929; although she remained active in the art world for decades. "The Vine" 1923, a larger-than-life-size bronze considered one of her finest pieces, is in the American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This distinct, beautiful, nude, young woman stands on a genuine marble base while gracefully leaning back. Her body is sculpted to such perfection and precision that even her rib cage may be visible. Her face shows perfect symmetry, further accentuated by her full lips and large sleepy eyes. An intricate grape vine is wrapped around her form and transcends to her thick, lovely, hair as a decorative piece. Statue is signed: Harriet W. Frishmus and has a foundry stamp. 100% bronze hot cast by lost wax method guaranteed. The item "SIGNED BRONZE SCULPTURE ART DECO NUDE HIGHLY DETAILED STATUE ON MARBLE" is in sale since Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Reproduction Antiques".
The seller is "bronzefineartstatues" and is located in East Hartford, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States.