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Sophia Leopold (1910-2008) Twentieth Century Goddess /Sculpture on Stand

Auction:
3045B
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3045B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Sophia Leopold (1910-2008) Twentieth Century Goddess/Sculpture on Stand
Bronze
United States, mid-20th century
Lost wax cast in verdigris patina on black plinth, accompanied by a square wood stand painted black, sculpture ht. 24, plinth ht. 8, wd. 8, stand ht. 29 1/2 in.

Provenance: Consigned by the artist's family.

Note: Sophia Leopold studied with Moses Soyer and Chaim Gross. Her work titled Cavelier was exhibited in the Lever building; she also exhibited at National Academy of Artists, New York, and the Brooklyn Museum.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Moses Soyer, Sophia Leopold, Chaim Gross, Hand, Patina, Verdigris, Visual arts, United States

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