Mother and Child (Mother and Babe)

Bessie Potter Vonnoh, American, 1872 - 1955
Roman Bronze Works, New York

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1902

Bronze

Cast no. 7

Overall: 10 3/4 × 7 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (27.3 × 19 × 24.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

S.964.57

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated, on back: Bessie Potter Vonnoh, No. VII, 1902; on back: Copyright Roman Bronze Works, N.Y.

Exhibition History

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

American Viewpoints: Painting and Sculpture from the Hood Museum of Art, Timken Museum of Art, San Diego, California, May 5-August 31, 2003.

Gifts of the Class of 1937, Beaumont-May Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10-November 11, 1973.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

New England Women, As Artist, As Subjects-1820-1920, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire, November 18-December 11, 1987.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 126, no. 99.

Julie Aronson, Bessie Potter Vonnoh: Sculptor of Women, Athens: Ohio University Press, 2008, p.124, ill. fig. 51.

Provenance

Helen L. Card Gallery, New York, New York; sold to M. R. Schweitzer (dealer), New York, New York, September 25, 1963; sold to present collection, 1964.

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