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The Jockey

Photo: Paul Macapia

The Jockey


William Hunt Diederich

Born Szent-Grót, Hungary, 1884; died Tappan-on-Hudson, New York, 1953

Bronze on wood base
24 x 22 1/2 x 10 in. (61 x 57.2 x 25.4 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
Provenance: Purchased from [Grand Central Art Galleries, New York], 1933
Photo: Paul Macapia
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryTacoma, Washington, Tacoma Art Museum, Children's Gallery, The World of Art, Oct. 1, 1977-May 31,1978. No catalogue.

Seattle, Seattle Asian Art Museum, American Art Deco and the Seattle Art Museum, May 4, 2006-Jan. 22, 2007. No catalogue.

Published ReferencesAnnual Report of the Seattle Art Museum, formerly The Art Institute of Seattle, Twenty-eighth Year. Seattle, Washington: Seattle Art Museum, 1933; p. 24.

Conner, Janis and Joel Rosenkranz. Rediscoveries in American Sculpture: Studio Works, 1893-1939. Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1989; pp. 23-24.

W. Hunt Diederich, 1884-1953. New York: D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc., [2005], pp. 40-41.

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