An important and rare American Art Nouveau patinated bronze sculpture "The Star" by, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth of a nude female reaching up towards the stars. The Star is a top its original black belgium marble base and retains its original patina. The sculpture is signed, "Harriet W. Frishmuth ©1918" further signed, "Gorham Co. Founders Q505" and numbered "#277"
The identical model is photogrpahed in:
"Famous Small Bronzes" by, The Gorham Company; ©1928, pg. 35
"Sculptured Hyacinths" by, Charles N. Aronson ©1973 pg. 101
"Captured in Motion" The Sculpture of Harriet Whitney Frishmuth A Catalogue of Works" by, Connor, Lehmbeck, Tolles; ©2006 pg. 143