"Pan" Sculpture by Michel Anasse

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This beautiful representation of a flute-playing "Pan" was created in the mid-1960s by the idiosyncratic French artist Michel Anasse, whose work as a sculptor and ceramist is lately re-attracting much interest in Europe. Especially in the 1960s, the inventive Anasse was devoted to iron as a medium, hammering it and welding it until it yielded sculptures of great delicacy and expressiveness. Most of this work was figurative, all was grounded in fantasy.

Notwithstanding that "Pan" as a subject was an appropriate choice for Anasse (whose studio is located in a part of southeastern France that in ancient times was colonized by the Greeks), "Pan" was not a figure returned to repeatedly by the artist, making this a rare piece.
      

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    12.5 in. H x 6.5 in. W x 7.3 in. D
    32 cm H x 17 cm W x 19 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU80913829302
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