London, South Kensington
20 September 2000
A SILVERED AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURE
CAST FROM A MODEL BY J.MARTEL, CIRCA 1930
modelled as a bullfinch, engraved signature in the bronze and 'Etling Paris' (partially repatinated)
7 1/2in. (19cm.) high
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Although the twin brothers Jan and Joel Martel were trained as monumental sculptors, they also executed many fine smaller sculptures. Both were strongly influenced by Cubism.
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