Offered by: Lost City Arts
200 Lexington Ave New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 646.293.6633


Harry Bertoia Bush Sculpture

$ 190,575
  • Description
    "Untitled" (Bush) Sculpture by Harry Bertoia, circa 1970's made of welded bronze.
    Harry Bertoia, was an Italian-born American artist, sound art sculptor, and modern furniture designer. Bertoia was born in San Lorenzo, Pordenone, Italy.
    At the age of 15, given the opportunity to move to Detroit. After learning English he enrolled in Cass Technical High School, where he studied art and design and learned the skill of handmade jewelry making ca.1930-1936. In 1936 he attended the Art School of the Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, now known as the College for Creative Studies. The following year in 1937 he received a scholarship to study at the Cranbrook Academy of Art where he encountered Walter Gropius, Edmund N. Bacon, Ray and Charles Eames, and Florence Knoll for the first time.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Notes: Kaare Berntsen Collection, acquired directly from the artist, 1977
    Sotheby's New York, Bertoia - Featuring Masterworks from the Kaare Berntsen Collection, November 16, 2016, lot 18
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Welded bronze
    Creation Date: Circa 1976
    Styles / Movements: Modernism
    200 Lex Booth #: 49
    Book References: Gilberto Granger ed., Harry Bertoia: Decisi che una sedia non poteva a bastare, Milano, 2009, p. 163.
    Incollect Reference #: 567705
  • Dimensions
    H. 17 in; Diam. 16.5 in;
    H. 43.18 cm; Diam. 41.91 cm;
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