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Gladiator and Jester, Brutalist Sculptures in Mixed Metal, 1966-1967

$5,750

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Superlative examples of welded, Brutalist sculptures from the 1960s, this pairing of Gladiator and "King's Clown" were executed in steel, brass and slate by B. O'Byrne. The sculptor was able to achieve great detail in each piece, including the ray of brass 'feathers' radiating from the gladiator's helmet, and the tiny jester's head at the end of the staff held by the king's clown. Somehow they are powerful and sensual at the same time. Both pieces are mounted on slate and signed by the artist.

Details

  • Creator
    B. O'Byrne (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Width: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Brutalist (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Steel,Welded
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1966-1967
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU865112894922

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    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Philadelphia, PA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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