Harry rosin "hina rappa"

Feb 25, 2021. 21:41 UTC
Harry Rosin "Hina Rappa"
United States of America


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Harry Rosin (American, 1897-1973) "Hina Rappa", 1935, painted plaster nude torso of a Tahitian woman Provenance: My father is the nephew of artist Robert Riggs. My father inherited this when uncle bob passed away and I have it now after my father's passing. The story is Harry and my great uncle exchanged art work; Size: 24'' x 15.5'' (61 x 39 cm);


As stated, this was inherited from the artist Robert Riggs(my great uncle). They exchanged art in Pennsylvania. Early 1900's

Answered within 11 days
Mar 08, 19:34 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$2,500 - $3,500 USD

Insurance Value

$6,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Genevieve,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
A larger version of this model sold in 2018 for $4,250 (https://www.askart.com/Artist_Export.aspx?S=1&QID=497857&ALL=5326236)
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

Harry Rosin (American, 1897-1973)
"Hina Rappa, 1935
painted plaster
24 by 15 1/2 inches (61 by 39 cm)
signed and dated on the back
PROVENANCE: given by artist to Robert Riggs, great-uncle of client, thence by descent
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

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