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Joy of the Waters by 
																	Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

Harriet Whitney Frishmuth

( American, 1880 - 1980 )

Joy of the Waters




bronze with verdigris patina

Size Notes:

height: 44 inches (112 cm)




inscribed HARRIET W. FRISHMUTH Sc / 1920 and stamped ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y. (along the base)


The work is piped as a fountain and select pieces of the piping affixed to the base are loose. There are areas of calcification which have formed along the base, consistent with long term exposure to water and installation outdoors. The surface is dirty with and scattered surface accretions. The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.


Charles A. Aaronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 26, 107-09, 206, other examples illustrated Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 37, 38, 40-42, 190, another example illustrated Janis Conner, Frank Hohmann, Leah Rosenblatt Lehmbeck and Thayer Tolles, Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, no. 1920:1, pp. 28, 66, 79-80, 86, 200, 238, another example illustrated



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