12-18-2010 12-18-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2531B Boston
December 18, 2010 10:00 AMCalender

Erica Karawina (German/American, 1904-2003) Head of a Woman

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2531B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 18, 2010 10:00AM


Erica Karawina (German/American, 1904-2003)

Head of a Woman Signed "E. KARAWINA" within the cast on the reverse.
Silvered bronze, 5 x 2 x 2 in.
Condition: Minor wear.
N.B. Best-known as a Hawaiian artist for her work in stained glass, Karawina began her training at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, under sculptor Frederick Warren Allen, after emigrating from Germany in 1923. (1)

(1) "Renowned artist Erica Karawina," Honolulu Advertiser, April 25, 2003, http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2003/Apr/25/ln/ln45a.html

Estimate $300-500


Erica Karawina, Head, Frederick Warren Allen, Hawaiian artist, Germany, Honolulu Advertiser, Renowned artist, http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2003/Apr/25/ln/ln45a.html