Joseph Kiselewski (1901-1986)
Joseph Kiselewski (1901-1986)

'Sea Horse'

Joseph Kiselewski (1901-1986)
'Sea Horse'
painted plaster with bronze powder
11 in. (27.9 cm.) high on a wood base, 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high
Executed circa 1937.
The artist.
Roman Bronze Works, New York.
[With] Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York.
Private collection, Boston, Massachusetts.
Hirsch & Adler Galleries, Primary Models: American Plasters, 1880-1945, exhibition catalogue, p. 60, no. 48, illustrated.
B.G. Proske, Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1968, pp. 356-7, bronze example illustrated.
W.H. Rawls, A Century of American Sculpture: Treasures from Brookgreen Gardens, New York, 1988, p. 90, bronze example illustrated.
New York, Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Primary Models: American Plasters, 1880-1945, March 3-April 14, 1990.

Lot Essay

The present work is a study for 'Sea Horse' measuring 45 inches high, that the artist modeled in New York in 1937. Four bronzes in that scale were placed in pools as fountains by the Radio Corporation of America at the 1939 New York World's Fair.

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