05-13-2016 05-13-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2896B Boston
May 13, 2016 4:00PMCalender

Dave McGary (American, 1958-2013) Death Mask

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2896B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 13, 2016 4:00PM


Dave McGary (American, 1958-2013)

Death Mask
Signed and dated "Dave McGary/© 1982" beside a thumbprint on the top of the base between the figures, titled on a presentation plaque affixed to the plinth.
Bronze with brown patina with added color cold patination, height 25 1/2 in. (64.5 cm), on a wood plinth.
Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices, a separate small whip piece included with the lot is unattached but belongs to the base.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

The sculpture measures about 21 inches across at the base.

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Dave McGary