Attributed to John Scholl (1827-1916), Germania, Pennsylvania
carved pine with original polychromed finish and wire
Ht. 75", W. 26", D. 23"
Provenance: the artist’s family; Adele Earnest, Stony Point, NY; The Alvin Friedman-Kien Foundation; The Collection of Barbara and Steve Gordon
Exhibition: New York, American Folk Art Museum, and traveling, A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America, 16 December 2014 – 31 December 2017.
Literature: Grier, Celebration in Wood (1979), no. 16; Earnest, Folk Art in America: A Personal View (1984), p. 114; Miller, A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America (2014), pp. 188-189.