"Why Don't You Speak for Yourself, John?"
22 in. (55.9 cm)
(Salem, MA, 1829 - 1904, New Canaan, CT)
Medium and Support:
Plaster and paint
R. T. Miller Fund
Location: Not currently on view
Rogers Group, subject taken from Longfellow's poem, "The Courtship of Miles Standish," published in 1853.
See general references to this work in Kimberly Orcutt's (ed.) "John Rogers: American Stories," New-York Historical Society, 2010: pp. 112, 174, 183, and 229 and fig. 91, p. 114
Artist signature, on base: John Rogers, New York
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Article Author: Clapper, Michael.
Article Title: Imagining the Ordinary: John Rogers's Anticlassical Genre Sculptures....
Article Scope: Article.
Volume Number: 43,
Issue Number: 1.
Issue Date: Spring 2009.
Page Number: 1-39
Article Scope: Mention and reproduction.
David H. Wallace.
John Rogers: The People's Sculptor.
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1967.
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