Overall: 24 x 18 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. ( 61 x 47 x 29.2 cm )
Gift of Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman
signed: proper left front of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK"
inscribed: center top back of base: "PAT. JUNE...."
inscribed: front of base: "PRIVATE THEATRICALS/LAST MOMENTS BEHIND THE SCENES"
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 4, New York Historical Society.
"Personal," Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1878, p. 507.
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. 78.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.86-7.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 144, 244, 295-6, 304.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 166-7.
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