Overall: 17 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. ( 44.4 x 41.9 x 26 cm )
signed: top center of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK"
inscribed: front of base: "THE FIRST RIDE"
inscribed: top back of base: "PATENT.SEP.4TH. 1888"
Genre figure: Lady without hat.
Articles, Scrapbooks of miscellaneous clippings, etc. about John Rogers, Vol. 1, 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. 74
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp.96-7.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 116-7, 119, 260, 295, 300.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 204-5.
Gift of Miss Katherine Rebecca Rogers, daughter of the artist
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