The Star

Sculptor: Harriet W. Frishmuth

Origin: American

height: 19 in. x width: 5 in. x depth: 5 in.

Year: 1918


An important and rare Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau cast and patinated bronze sculpture "The Star" by, Harriet Whitney Frishmuth of a nude female dancer 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 "#36"

Including Base: height: 19 in. x width: 5 in. x depth: 5 in. 

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