Early 20th C. figurative sculpture by Elie Nadelman
Description: Nadelman was born and studied briefly in Warsaw and then visited Munich in 1902 where he became interested in Classical antiquities at the Glyptothek. He lived in Paris from 1904 to 1914, closely involved with the avant-garde, exhibiting at the Societe des Artistes Independants and at the Salon d´Automne from 1905 to 1908. He moved to the United States during the outbreak of World War I. From the 1920s, until his death, Nadelman lived and worked in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. He held his last one-man exhibition in 1930 (Paris, Bernheim-Jeune). His reputation has grown since his death, and his work is in many major museums and surveys of American art history.
Condition: Aged surface wear.
Specifications: Height: 16", Width: 8", Depth: 5.5"
Creator: Elie Nadelman