Unusual Bronze Sculpture by Priscilla Pattison, circa 1950s

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An interesting sculpture by Priscilla Pattison, circa 1950s, patinated bronze.
A note about the artist:
Priscilla Pattison Born in Chicago, Illinois, December 11, 1919, the fourth of William L. and Bonnie A. Pattison's seven children, she attended Francis Parker School and graduated from Wellesley College in the class of 1941. She served in the US Army from 1942 to 1945 achieving the rank of Captain. After the war, under the GI Bill, Pattison studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Arts Students League in New York with William Zorach before spending a year in the Paris studio of sculptor, Osipp Zadkine.

Pattison settled in Greenwich Village in 1951 and was an instructor of art at Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart in Purchase, New York, from 1953 to 1956 and had her first solo show at the Juster Gallery in New York City in 1960. Many solo and group shows followed. After leaving New York, she lived and worked on Martha’s Vineyard, Ma. for 16 years. Some of her sculptures can be seen in St. Andrew’s Church, in Edgartown, and on the Tisbury Town Hall Pediment in Vineyard Haven.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Good. Good condition, nice patina.
    Dimensions
    45 in. H x 13 in. W x 2 in. D
    114 cm H x 33 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Seller Location
    St.Petersburg, FL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU8029983160
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