Lot 1011    

Mark Twain Bronze Medallion Sculpture,
2004, Spring Americana and Decorative Arts, May 22
relief profile on round background, signed Rohl-Smith, titled, and dated 1887(?) on lower edge. 14" diameter.

Carl Rohl-Smith (d. 1900), Danish sculptor, lived and worked for some time in Chicago. Along with medallions and bas-reliefs, he also produced many public works, including the William Tecumseh Sherman monument in Washington, DC.

Minor wear; VG.
Sold: $1,265.00
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