Georges Liautaud (1899-1991),
St. Jacques, circa 1960's,
23 x 28 in.
Robert Julius Tommy Jacobsen
Born Copenhagen 1912 Died 1993
After having this sculpture for many years and not knowing which artist made this, a knowlegable friend of mine pointed out the welded lettering on the sculpture...
An extremely well modeled and superbly executed, with stunning details, a Russian black-painted iron sculpture, "The farewell kiss," after a model by “Lansere Evgeny Alexandrovich (1848-1886),” depicting a Cossack on horseback in a traditional Cuban Cossack uniform. Wearing on his head a distinctive tall fur hat," Papaha," a rifle wrapped in a canvas case on his back and a sword,"Shashqa," hanging from his belt...
Dreams For My Daughter,
Wire, Piano keys, Wool.
14 x 18 in. (approx.)
Charlie (Tin Man) Lucas,
Found metal and wire sculpture,
35 x 35 in. (approx.)
This work is llustrated in the book "Charlie Lucas Tin Man"
Charlie Lucas (Author), Ben Windham (Author), Chip Cooper (Photographer), Georgine Clarke (Introduction), Robert Farris Thompson (Foreword)
Bronze plated on iron, Fraser authorized many of these to be cast--they are all the same and erroneously called "bronze" since they are bronze plated on iron. Auction records for the identical item vary from about $325 if one is lucky to well over $3200 for people hungry for the model on that day. I want something far closer to the lower part of the records...
This iron sculpture belongs in the Guggenhiem Museum--believed to be inspired by a WWII naval anti aircraft deck gun-was made in the 1940s--composed of welded iron parts from assorted objects, all of which appear vintage--big piece--55 inches wide 33 inches deep and 58 inches high-on casters and gun tilts-very special piece-if you are bold, place in center of the living room-not for hen pecked husband--one of a kind-composed by skilled craftsman--had to take close to year to create--no condition...
Very rare and striking bas relief cast iron sculpture of General George Washington in uniform-23 inch diameter-3 inches thick to include bas relief projection-foundry mark WR- minor paint loss - no repairs or condition problems-has element to hang piece--probably a centennial piece-ca 1876--could be earlier--depicts Washington in uniform without wig--piece most likely American but depiction with that flowing hair has almost a French young Napoleon aspect--last cast iron plaque GW with wig I sold...
This is a interesting cast iron sculpture by the well known Animalier sculpture Christophe Fratin 1801-1864. He was one of the first French artists to do sculptures of animal subjects.He was banned from the Paris Salon from 1843 to 1850 because his animal sculpture was considered to radical.This piece titled Lion en Trainant un Sanglier (Lion Dragging a Boar) was created in 1849...