Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 292

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(PRESIDENTS.) H.K. Bush-Brown, sculptor. Bust of Ulysses S. Grant as a general. Bronze, 7 1/2 inches high including detachable 2 3/4-inch-square base, with felt cushions applied to base; minimal wear. New York: Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co., [1885]

Additional Details

The artist Henry Kirke Bush-Brown (1857-1935) produced three equestrian sculptures for the Gettysburg battlefield, among other commissions. Other examples of this bust bear an 1885 copyright statement below the sculptor's name.

Provenance: Estate of Michael J. McAfee.