Size : 11 1/2" (29.21 cm) Height of Bronze // 19 1/2" (49.53 cm) Overall Height (Includes marble square). Bio (Courtesy NY Times Obit - 4/4/92) : Phyllis Q.
She was 102 years old and had lived at the nursing home for six years. Miss Blundell came to the United States in 1928 and worked in New York City until 1970.
In the 1930's she was commissioned to do busts of Anna Roosevelt, the daughter of Eleanor and Franklin D Roosevelt, Lily Pons, the opera singer, and Rubin Goldmark, a composer who taught at the Juilliard school. In the 1950's she was president of the New York Society of Ceramic Arts and her work was exhibited widely in New York galleries and at the Cooper Union museum. From a non-smoking, pet-free home. Please see photos and condition report above.The item "Antique Bronze Bust African American Young Black Girl 1930 Phyllis Blundell" is in sale since Monday, February 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "soldbydz" and is located in Richmond, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Australia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Germany, Austria, New Zealand, Norway, Bermuda, Guernsey, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg.