Artist Malvina Hoffman, American, 1887-1966
Foundry Roman Bronze Works, N.Y., founded 1899, active 19th-20th century
Title
  • La Gavotte
Date 1915
Medium bronze
Dimensions Overall: 14 × 7 5/8 × 7 1/2 inches (35.6 × 19.4 × 19.1 cm)
Overall (base): 4 7/8 × 3 inches (12.4 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of George G. Booth
Accession Number 19.54
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed, on surface of base: Malvina Hoffman-1915 c
Marks Inscribed, on back of base: Roman Bronze Works N.Y.
George G. Booth;
1919-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Arts and Decoration, Vol. 5. New York, 1914-1915, p. 327 (ill. of an unidentified example).

Hoffman, Malvina. Heads and Tales. New York, 1936, p.60 (ill. of unidentified example).

Arts and Crafts in Detroit: 1906-1976. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1976, p. 96, no. 76 (ill.).

Tolles, Thayer. American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 2: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born Between 1865 and 1885. New York, 1999, p. 736, no. 367 (ill. of wax casting in the MMA).