OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
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OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)

Slunecní paprsek - Motocyklista (Sunbeam - Motorcyclist)

OTAKAR ŠVEC (1892-1955)
Slunecní paprsek - Motocyklista (Sunbeam - Motorcyclist)
signed 'O. ŠVEC' (on the side of the base); signed again with the monogram, with the stamp of the National Gallery, Prague and numbered '3/5' (on the side of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 44 7/8 in. (114 cm.)
Length: 86 5/8 in. (220 cm.)
Width: 36 in. (91.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1924; this example cast in 2003
This example made under contract with the National Gallery, Prague from their collection cast (inventory no. NG P1382) in 2003.
P. Cannon-Brookes, Czech Sculpture, 1800-1938, London, 1983, fig. 180, p. 116 (another cast illustrated).
J. Hlušicka, The Hascoe Collection of Czech Modern Art of the First Half of the Twentieth Century, Prague, 2004, no. S141, pp. 25 & 206 (another cast illustrated pls. 111-112).
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