Edith Barretto Parsons (New York, 1878-1956) pair of bronze terrier puppies, one in a howling pose and the other in a walking pose, possibly intended as bookends. Deep brown patina. Both bronzes inscribed on base side "E. B. Parsons, (copyright)", foundry mark Gorham Co. and letter stamping on the sitting dog, OGBK and the walking dog, OG(last two letters illegible). Dimensions of the sitting howling puppy, 6 3/8"H x 6 1/2"L x 2 3/8"W. Dimensions of the walking puppy, 4 5/8"H x 6 1/2"L x 2 3/8"W. Biography (courtesy of Askart: The Artists Bluebook): Born in Halifax, Virginia, Edith Parsons studied at the Art Students League in New York with John Twachtman, Daniel Chester French, and George Bernard. From 1908 to 1933, she exhibited regularly at the National Academy of Design. She was known for her naturalistic depictions of children and animals. She specialized in memorial fountains, including one in John Galloway Public Park in Memphis, Tennessee. Condition: Both in overall excellent condition.
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