Artist Randolph John Rogers, American, 1825-1892
Title
  • Ruth Gleaning
Date modeled 1850, carved between 1853 and 1883
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 46 × 26 × 26 inches (116.8 × 66 × 66 cm)
Overall (base by sight): 37 1/2 × 27 × 27 inches (95.3 × 68.6 × 68.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the Hubbard Estate through Mr. Fredrick Towle
Accession Number 24.5
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Signed Signed and inscribed: Randolph Rogers, Rome
Inscriptions Signed and inscribed: Randolph Rogers, Rome
until 1883, Artist's studio;
1883-1924, Bela Hubbard (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1924-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Taft, Lorado. American Sculpture. New York, 1903. Revised ed., 1924, pp. 161-162 (reference to an example in the Metropolitan Museum).

Gerdts. American Neo-Classical Sculpture. New York, 1973, pp. 68-69 (ill. of example in Brooklyn Museum).

Clark, H. Nichols B. A Marble Quarry: The James B. Ricau Collection of Sculpture at the Chrysler Museum of Art. New York, 1997, pp. 206-208, no. 52 (ill. of another example in the Chrysler Museum).

Tolles, Thayer. American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 1: Catalogue of Works by Artists Born Before 1865. New York, 1999, p. 115, no. 45 (ill. of example at MMA).