Spanish Bronze Jose Ortega Y Gasset signed
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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Bronze: Pre 1950: Item # 191750
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
103 Calle San Jose
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
|Bronze life-sized bust of famous Spanish author and philosopher Jose Ortega Y Gasset-1888-1955-set on polished granite base 18 inches by 18 inches and that is two inches thick-bust is 17.75 inches by 14 inches wide and 7 inches deep--is signed JEAN and has Spanish text OJO which means LOOK--Gasset wrote REVOLT OF THE MASSES and is widely quoted--he enjoyed almost cult like following-believed intellectuals should be political leaders-no condition problem -bust was sculptured toward the end of his life-lost wax process|