Harriet Whitney Frishmuth
(American, 1880 - 1980)
Sweet Grapes, 1928
Inscribed Harriet Frishmuth, dated and stamped Gorham Co Founders OGAF (base)
Height 19 inches.
Sweet Grapes was modeled from 1927 to 1928 and cast between 1928 and 1971 in an edition of 26. One metal pattern and seventeen additional bronzes were cast by Gorham Co. Founders and eight were cast by Roman Bronze Works, Inc. There is also a 55 1/2 inches high version modeled in 1928 and cast between 1928 and 1931.
LiteratureC.N. Aronson, Sculptured Hyacinths, New York, 1973, pp. 132-35, another example illustrated.
J. Conner and J. Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893-1939, Austin, Texas, 1989, pp. 39, 40.
J. Conner, L.R. Lehmbeck, T. Tolles, Captured Motion: The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth, A Catalogue of Works, New York, 2006, pp. 48, 86, 102, 254, 278, 280, no. 1927:4, another example illustrated.
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