June 6, 2021 14:00 EST

American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists

 
  Lot 33
 

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Robert Tait McKenzie (Canadian, 1867–1938)
The Competitor 

Dated and signed '06/R. Tait McKenzie' on the rock at front; also with 'Roman Bronze Works N.Y.' foundry mark along the rim of the base, to the right hand-side, bronze with golden brown patina
Height: 21 1/2 in. (54.6cm)

Provenance

Property of a Law Firm, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Freeman's, Philadelphia, sale of June 5, 2016, lot 22.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, New York.

Sold for $20,160
Estimated at $10,000 - $15,000


 

Dated and signed '06/R. Tait McKenzie' on the rock at front; also with 'Roman Bronze Works N.Y.' foundry mark along the rim of the base, to the right hand-side, bronze with golden brown patina
Height: 21 1/2 in. (54.6cm)

Provenance

Property of a Law Firm, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Freeman's, Philadelphia, sale of June 5, 2016, lot 22.
Acquired directly from the above sale.
Private Collection, New York.

Exhibited

Fine Art Society, London, United Kingdom, 1920 (per original label kept underneath the bronze).

Literature

Andrew J. Kozar, R. Tait McKenzie: The Sculptor of Athletes, University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, 1975, pp. 52-53 (another cast illustrated).

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