Overall: 18 3/8 x 19 x 14 1/2 in. ( 46.7 x 48.3 x 36.8 cm )
signed: on proper right side of top: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK/1885"
inscribed: on front of base: "KING LEAR, KENT, THE DOCTOR, CORDELIA/YOU ARE A SPIRIT I KNOW/WHEN DID YOU DIE?"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 4, New York Historical Society.
Barck, Dorothy, "Rogers Group in the Museum of the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. XVI, No. 3, October, 1932, p. 80.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.90-1.
Baker, Charles E., "John Rogers As He Depicted American Literature," American Collector, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 10-1, 16.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 109, 247-8, 295, 304.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 180-1.
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan
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