Painted plaster with lead parts
Overall: 15 x 18 x 12 in. ( 38.1 x 45.7 x 30.5 cm )
signed: proper right front corner of base: "JOHN ROGERS/NEW YORK/1879"
inscribed: center front of base: "POLO"
paper label: on front of base: "310"
Genre figure: Two players on horses at goalpost
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. 78.
Smith, Mrs. and Mrs. Chetwood, Rogers Groups: Thought and Wrought by John Rogers, Boston: Charles E. Goodspeed & Co., 1934, pp. 88-9.
Wallace, David H., John Rogers, The People's Sculptor, Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967, pp. 112, 119, 150, 245, 287, 295-6, 304.
Craven, Wayne, Sculpture in America, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1968, pp. 357-366.
Bleier, Paul and Meta, John Rogers Statuary, Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2001, pp. 176-7.
Gift of Mrs. Francis P. Garvan
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