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An American Girl

Bessie Potter Vonnoh (1872-1955)

Object Details

  • Date


  • Object Type


  • Medium

    Tinted plaster

  • Dimensions

    10 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.

  • Inscriptions

    Signed, on back of base: Potter

    underneath base: Bessie Potter \ Vonnoh [likely added after 1915]

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Purchase with funds from the Ruth Carter Stevenson Acquisitions Endowment

  • Accession Number


  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: On view
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