22 September 2015
Max Kalish (1891-1945)
inscribed and dated 'M•KALISH/1930' and stamped 'MERONI RADICE CIRE PERDUE PARIS' (along the base)
bronze with dark greenish-brown patina
16 ¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high with a 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) high black marble base
Modeled in 1930.
Private collection, New Jersey.
By descent to the present owner, 1971.
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National Academy of Design, Winter Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1932, no. 11, another example illustrated.
E. Genauer, Labor Sculpture by Max Kalish, New York, 1938, pl. 5, another example illustrated.
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