Rogers Group Sculpture - "Is it so Nominated in the Bond?"

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-30431

Description

Sculpture depicting a scene from "The Merchant of Venice". Portia (dressed as a man) stands on a stair at the center with Shylock on the right and Antonio and Bassanio on the left.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sculpture (visual work)
painting (coating)
plaster
Sculpture
Sculpture

Inscription

Impressed on front: ""John Rogers/ New York/ 1880/ Antonio/ Bassanio/ Portia/ Shylock/ Is It So Nominated In The Bond?"" On reverse, top of stair: ""Patented/ June 1, 1880""

People and Organizations

The Merchant of Venice

Shakespeare, William

Maker

Rogers, John (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

23 x 19 x 11 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James W. Vinal

Accession Number

1924.828

Places

New York state (United States)