WILHELM HUNT DIEDERICH (1884–1953)
Greyhounds Playing, about 1920–25
Bronze, with black patina, 20 7/8 x 37 1/2 x 11 in.
Signed (on top of right front of base): HUNT DIEDERICH
RECORDED: cf. undated photograph, circa 1913–16, of Diederich and the first version of Greyhounds seen in situ in unidentified exhibition space, Diederich photo archive, Frick Art Reference Library, New York // cf. Boston Evening Transcript, December 17, 1913 // cf. R.E.D, “Art in France,” Burlington Magazine 24 (December 1913), p. 172, referring to the first version of Greyhounds // cf. Christian Brinton, “Hunt Diederich,” in Catalogue of the First Exhibition of Sculpture by Hunt Diederich, exhib. cat. (New York: Kingore Galleries, 1920), n.p. // cf. F. Newlin Price, “Diederich’s Adventure in Art,” International Studio 81 (1925), p. 172 // cf. “Art: Rabbit Rail,” Time 28 (October 12, 1936) // cf. Janis Conner and Joel Rosenkranz, Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893–1939 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1989), pp. 20, 22 // cf. Richard Armstrong, Hunt Diederich, exhib. cat. (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art: 1991), n.p.
EX COLL.: the artist; estate of Mr. or Mrs. Brown; to sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, circa 1964–70, no. 224; to Ralph Dambrum Allum, Marbella, Spain; to George Wakelyn Dodwell, Marbella Spain (1973–81) and Jersey, Channel Islands (1981–2002); to his daughter, Sussex, England, 2002 until the present