Research: Luce Center for American Art

Setter
Accession #12.899
Artist Alexander Phimister Proctor
TitleSetter
Date1894
MediumBronze
Dimensions7 1/2 x 8 x 5 in., 91 lb. (19.1 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm, 41.3kg)
MarksFoundry mark incised around edge of base below proper right back leg "JNO. WILLIAMS / FOUNDRY N.Y."
InscriptionsPainted in black on underside of base, along inner edge: "2" and "11904"
SignedIncised on top of base near proper left front paw: "A. PHIMISTER PROCTOR / 94" and on base below proper left rear foot: "COPY RT 95"
Credit LineGift of George D. Pratt
LocationVisible Storage: Case 32, Shelf G (Sculpture)
DescriptionStatuette of standing, setter-type dog chewing a bone on ground at his front paws; wears collar; attached to integral oval mound base with textured surface and framing bands on bottom edge. Condition: Good