Laura Derby Rogers (1879-1897)
Overall: 13 x 15 x 6 7/8 in. ( 33 x 38.1 x 17.5 cm )
inscribed: on base: "Laura D. Rogers/Sept 17/1891"
Laura Derby Rogers was the daughter of John Rogers, the sculptor, and Harriet Moore (Francis) Rogers. She was the sister of John Rogers III and of the donor.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 9, 31-3, 117, 242, 244, 269, 276. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. II, 1974, pp. 676-7.
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers
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