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The Eagle's Nest Art Colony Collection

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Bessie Potter Vonnoh
(American, 1872-1955)
Bust of a Girl with Braids

Description: The attributed sculpture of Bessie Potter Vonnoh, entitled Bust of a Girl with Braids, features a depiction of a young girl from the shoulders up, wearing a reddish-brown colored top with her hair fashioned in a braided up-do with a middle part; her expression is reflective and her eyes have a sensitive appeal

Distinguishing Marks: Inscribed on the bottom, “Cast by D. Bastini,” who was in charge of casting for Vonnoh at the Taft Midway Studio in Chicago
Medium: Plaster cast with applied paint
Dimensions: 13 ½ inches x 7 ¼ inches x 14 inches
Circa: Late 19th-Early 20th Century


                           

 

                                          

       
     
     
     
     
 

The Oregon Public Library's Eagle's Nest Colony Art Collection has been researched and appraised by:

MIR Appraisal Services, Inc.
307 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 308
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-8510
Email: info@mirappraisal.com