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Augusta Savage (1892-1962 New York, NY)

plaster with golden-brown [email protected]#$*#@*
9'' H x 5.5'' W x 4.5'' D

  • Provenance: Private Residence, Pasadena, CA
  • Literature: Literature: D. Driskell et al, ''Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America'', The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, 1987, p. 37, another example illustrated
  • Notes: Gamin' is one of the most important and iconic sculptures to come out of the Harlem Renaissance. When the original life-sized bronze 'Gamin' was exhibited it was met with tremendous critical acclaim. This smaller patinated plaster version embodies Savage's focus on the heroic in her depictions of ordinary figures in her community
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition with two minor scratches on the cheeks and minor pitting scattered throughout. Your bid indicates acceptance of our Conditions of Sale. AS-IS. ALL SALES FINAL.

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