8 November 2005
Piet Esser (Dutch, 1914-2004)
signed 'Esser' (on the bronze base)
bronze with a green black patina
31.5 cm. high (incl. bronze base)
Conceived circa 1956-1960, this piece is unique.
Han Wezelaar, by whom acquired from the artist.
Thence by descent.
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J. Teeuwisse ed., Piet Esser, Meester van licht en schaduw, Leiden 1996, p. 181, no. B33 f (the wax cast ill.)
The large version of the present lot is located in the Camminga plantsoen, Hooggraven, Utrecht.
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