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Very Large Post Modernist Bronze Nude Torso by George Foster, SSC



A finely proportioned near life size bronze nude torso, exhibiting a fine reddish / brown patina overall, supported on it's detachable base, signed with the artists initials. George Foster is a member of the Sculptors Society of Canada (SSC) and has exhibited at several prestigious international venues including the Smithsonian in Washington DC, The Canadian National Museum in Ottawa and The Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal. Among his many commissions was the casting of the ‘Nellie’ - the annual ACTRA Awards trophy. This is one of only two castings of this model made by the artist and was purchased directly by the previous owner who was a prominent Canadian parliamentary figure in the 1980s. (Provenance given at point of sale).


  • Creator
    George Foster (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 32.5 in. (82.55 cm)Width: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Depth: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Style
    Post-Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1980
  • Condition
    In fine overall condition.
  • Seller Location
    Ottawa, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: dart-0071stDibs: LU272837630043

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    Ships From: Ottawa, Canada
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