Large Harry Bertoia Bush Sculpture, 1973

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Large Harry Bertoia bush form with rare red vertical "blossom" in centre.

Very dense branches, thick stem and an undulating surface,

USA, 1973

Patinated bronze branches with buds welded to copper stem set on round base.

Sold with "Certificate of Authenticity" from the Harry Bertoia Foundation and copy of original sketch.

Harry once remarked to a young Celia that he was "almost sad to see a flower at its peak, knowing it will fade in a few days." By creating a flower yet to fully blossom, he created a symbol of hope, youth and vibrancy which will last forever.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    23.5 in. H x 20.25 in. W x 21.5 in. D
    60 cm H x 51 cm W x 55 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Houston, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU85068188563
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