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Homer Gunn (1919-2001) Cast Metal Free-form Sculpture

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3112B
Lot:
332
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$677$550

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3112B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Homer Gunn (1919-2001) Cast Metal Free-form Sculpture
Deerfield, Massachusetts, mid-20th century
Modernist abstract sculpture constructed from sheet bronze on round base stamped Homer Gunn, ht. 26, base wd. 15, wd. point 24 in.

Note: Gunn studied at RISD from 1938-41, then at the Art Students League of New York. He later taught at Deerfield Academy. His public commissions include the War Memorial in Greenfield, MA, and sculptures for the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood where, notably, the bandshell was an early Eero Saarinen project.
Estimate $200-250


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Homer Gunn, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Design, Eero Saarinen, Geography of Massachusetts, Greenfield, Massachusetts, Gunn, Massachusetts, Mid-century modern, Saarinen, Springfield metropolitan area, Massachusetts, Tanglewood, Deerfield, Greenfield

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