American, ca 1910-1915. Bronze bust of young girl, marked Roman Bronze Works, N.Y.; original patina; ht. 14, wd. 11 in.
Roman Bronze Works in New York City, established in 1897 by Ricardo Bertelli, was the pre-eminent bronze foundry in the United States during the age of Beaux-Arts style sculpture and continued to cast modernist sculptures. Its foundry was for a long period of time the sub-contractor to Louis Comfort Tiffany studios.