Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington (American, 1876 – 1973) bronze of a stetching and yawning tiger or panther (also known as Tiger Yawning). Patinated surface marked on lower edge #278 Gorham Co. Founders O or Q 492. Mounted on a rectangular black marble base. Length of sculpture 13", length of base 15 1/2". Circa 1920s. Biography (courtesy of the National Park Service) – Anna Hyatt Huntington, a premier American sculptress, was born Anna Vaughn Hyatt in 1876, and studied with Mount Rushmore sculptor Gutzon Borglum. Her first one-person show was held when she was 24 years old. A prolific artist, she was especially noted for her powerfully classic animal and equestrian sculpture. Approximately 200 American museums contain her work, including the Metropolitan Museum in New York. Condition: Sculpture patinated surface in excellent condition, marble base has minor nicks to corners.
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