Overall: 22 x 16 x 14 in. ( 55.9 x 40.6 x 35.6 cm )
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
signed: top of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK/1887"
inscribed: top back of base- obscured by paint: "PATENTED MA 188.."
inscribed: front of base: "A FROLIC/AT THE/OLD HOMESTEAD"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vols. 1, 2, 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. 76.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 114, 178, 255, 294.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.94-5.
Wallace, David H., "The Art of John Rogers: So Real and So True," American Art Journal, November, 1972, pp. 59-70.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 200-1.
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