Mar 10, 2011 - Sale 2239

Sale 2239 - Lot 142

Price Realized: $ 660
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(ART.) HARDISON INGA. Bust of Explorer Matthew Henson. Plaster composite with bronze finish, 8-1/2 inches high; a few scratches. Lacking the usual label. should be seen [New York, circa 1970s]

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Inge Hardison, born in 1904, is still active as an artist, sculptor and photographer. She created this bust as part of a series she called Negro Giants in History. That was adapted by the Old Taylor Distillery for a series called "Ingenius Americans."