Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Bronze Sculpture "Young Woman", USA, 1920s For Sale
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Bronze Sculpture "Young Woman", USA, 1920s

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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney is best known as the founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Herself one of the better American sculptors of the day, she began her career as an artist and collector in the late 1890s, and went on to win a number of important commissions, including the Washington Heights War Memorial, New York (1921), and the sublime Women's Titanic Memorial (1931) at Fort McNair, Washington DC., a marble replica of which was purchased by the French Government for the Musee du Luxembourg.

Details

  • Creator
    Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (Artist)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
    Fair
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 13.75 in. x W 7 in. x D 6 in.H 34.93 cm x W 17.78 cm x D 15.24 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU804812004433
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