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
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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
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
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