25 November 2003
Tjipke Visser (1876-1955)
Baboe met kind
signed with monogram (on the edge of the bronze base), and signed again (on the edge of the wooden base)
29 cm. high (incl. the wooden base)
Conceived in 1909 and cast in an edition of six.
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T. Visser, Tjipke Visser, Beeldhouwer 1902-1936, Amsterdam 1936, p. 44
H. Martin, Tjipke en Marijcke Visser, Drachten 1958, p. 34.
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