Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (January 9, 1875-April 18, 1942) was an American sculptor,
art patron and collector, and founder in 1931 of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Vanderbilt_Whitney
Spanish Peasant by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
1913 / Bronze on marble base / Excluding base: 9 3/4″x7 1/2″x7 1/4″ / Graham Shay 1857 gallery, NYC
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gertrude-vanderbilt-whitney/