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2024 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 1)

Sat, Jul 6, 2024 09:00AM EDT
Lot 367

Red Grooms Signed Litho, Fox Trot Carousel, Charlie Soong

Estimate: $600 - $700

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Red Grooms colored lithograph on wove paper, design for sculpture for the Fox Trot Carousel, depicting a caricature of Vanderbilt University graduate Song Jiashu or "Charlie Soong" atop a carousel dragon. This sculpture was part of the Fox Trot Carousel designed by Red Grooms in 1998 for installation at the Riverfront Park in Nashville, TN. Editioned in red lower left 18/40 and signed and dated "Red Grooms '97" in red lower right. Float mounted on white paper and housed in a carved ebonized frame. Sheet: 11 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Frame: 20 3/4" H x 18 1/4" W. Note: Song Jiashu, also known as “Charlie” Soong, attended Vanderbilt University with the help of one of the school's founders, Bishop Holland Nimmons McTyeire. He received his divinity degree in 1885 and returned to China to become a major supporter of Sun Yat-sen’s 1911 Revolution. After his retirement, he became a successful businessman, through large-scale printing and selling of Bibles. (Adapted from:

PROVENANCE: The Estate of Richard J. Eskind, Nashville.


Lithograph overall very good condition, light fading. 

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