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Homer Gunn (American, 1899-1966) Abstract Horse Head

Auction:
3001T
Lot:
1307
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Discovery - 3001T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 06, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Homer Gunn (American, 1899-1966)

Abstract Horse Head. Stamped "HOMER GUNN" in the metal along the bottom edge at the back, inscribed "Surface to Surface" in marker in the interior. Welded bronze sheet metal, height 18 5/8 in., presented without a plinth. Condition: Surface grime.

N.B. Homer Gunn studied at RISD from 1938 to 1941, then at the Art Students League of New York. He later taught at Deerfield Academy. His public commissions include the War Memorial in Greenfield, Massachusetts, and sculptures for the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood and the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Estimate $300-500

With a label from the First National Bank of Boston affixed to the interior.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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