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Bronze Sculpture “Structure Of A Butterfly Nursery” by Melquíades R. Sastre

$3,500

About the Item

This is a heavy Patinated bronze sculpture “Structure of a Butterfly Nursery” by Puerto Rican sculptor, graphic’s artist, draftsman, and art teacher, Melquíades Rosario Sastre. He studied Arts at the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture and the Art Students’ League in New York. He is inspired by nature and likes to use recycled material in his artworks. He was granted the Pollock Krasner (1989) and Joan Mitchell Foundation(2006) scholarships. He has exhibited his works in Puerto Rico, Cuba and United States. The sculpture depicts a cylindrical shaped body with a concave top supported by three legs-feet. The body is literally covered by a bunch of butterflies as well as part of the top. It stands in a round black marble base. It is signed MRS 06 in one of the legs.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 13 in (33.02 cm)Diameter: 6 in (15.24 cm)
  • Style:
    Post-Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Bronze,Metalwork
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    2006
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Guaynabo, PR
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU5431226305412

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