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Museum quality classical Greco Roman sculpture reproduction c1960
Item# 9890    $3500
Museum quality classical Greco Roman sculpture reproduction c1960

Museum quality classical Greco Roman sculpture reproduction, circa 1960. This is an exact duplication of a marble sculpture of a draped woman from antiquity. It was made from fiberglass or fiberstone with a hand painted perfectly authentic patina. It is a stunning piece. It truly looks like an artifact just recovered from an archaeological dig. It measures 63 inches tall mounted on a steel museum stand, and it weighs about 80 pounds. Excellent condition from a CT estate. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com

 
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Pair of large Doric style architectural fluted columns
Item# 9885    $2800
Pair of large Doric style architectural fluted columns

Vintage pair of Doric style architectural fluted columns, each measuring 8'9" tall, cast in 3 parts. Made from a combination of cement and fiberglass. Each column is strong and quite heavy; it takes 3 men to move one. Originally sourced in Newport, RI, in 1960. An architecturally correct column is one with the general modeling and proportions that evolved over centuries of use in the Greco-Roman world. A true classical column is an anthropomorphic shape, often referred to as an analog of the human form, with a clearly defined head and foot. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com

 
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Pair of large vintage Corinthian fluted columns
Item# 9884    $3500
Pair of large vintage Corinthian fluted columns

Pair of vintage Corinthian fluted columns, measuring 9'3" tall, cast in 3 parts. Made from a combination of cement and fiberglass. Each column is strong and quite heavy; it takes 3 men to move one. Originally sourced in Newport, RI, in 1960. An architecturally correct column is one having the general modeling and proportions that evolved over centuries of use in the Greco-Roman world. A true classical column is an anthropomorphic shape, often referred to as an analog of the human form, with a clearly defined head and foot. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com

 
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Lloyd Ney abstract mixed media painting on board
Item# 9881    $3600
Lloyd Ney abstract mixed media painting on board

Lloyd Raymond "Bill" Ney abstract mixed media 3-dimensional composition oil painting on board circa 1945, signed lower right and also tagged verso. Well listed American Modernist artist: Davenports, Who Was Who in American Art, Ask Art, etc. Ney was born in Friedenburg, PA, in 1893. He studied at the PA Mus. Sch. of Industrial Art and at the PA Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. In 1918 he won a Cresson Fellowship to study in Europe. He traveled to France where he studied and painted in Paris among the European modernist community. He lived at the Hotel de Versailles in Montparnasse. During this period Ney created his major work, "The Drinkers." Later he would write extensively about the process of developing this work and the transforming experience of integrating the Modernist ideal he had witnessed in Paris. After returning to the US, Ney settled in the art community of New Hope, PA. He was among a group of artist known as the "Independents," who challenged the traditional and impressionistic subject matter of regional artists. They formed a new exhibition group. Ney was part of the "New Hope Modernist School" for most of his life as a painter. During the period of the W.P.A. in the early 1940s, Ney was commissioned to paint a mural for the New London, OH, post office. The documentation of the controversy over this mural and its modernist style was the subject of numerous letters between Ney and the Director of the Federal Arts Project. It was finally reconciled when the citizens of New London, petitioned Washington to allow Ney to execute the first abstract mural in a government post office. The original cartoon for this mural is in the collection of the Michener Mus. of Art, New Hope, PA. The documents over this controversy are in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. along with much of Lloyd Ney's original writing and correspondence, including the original manuscript, Art Appreciation For The People, How To Look At Paintings, What Constitutes A Work Of Art, 1949. Ney's career included 15 years of exhibitions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC, and 3 of his paintings are in the museum's permanent collection. His work was exhibited in France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy during his lifetime. Posthumously, the James A. Michener Museum in Doylestown, PA, mounted a major exhibition of the "New Hope Modernists," featuring Ney and his contemporaries, C. F. Ramsey, Charles Rosen, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Lee Gatch and R.A.D. Miller. Ney's prolific career encompassed over 50 years, painting in Paris, Capri, Key West, Martinique, Mexico and New Hope, PA. Hope Modernists," featuring Ney and his contemporaries, C. F. Ramsey, Charles Rosen, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Lee Gatch and R.A.D. Miller. He died in 1964. Custom frame dimensions: 29" square. Artwork dimensions: 15" square.

 
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P R McIntosh Geometric Abstract Oil Painting
Item# 9870    $7800
P R McIntosh Geometric Abstract Oil Painting

P.R. (Pleasant Ray) McIntosh (b. 1897-d. 1985) geometric abstract painting on canvas, signed and dated 1947, lower right. Entitled "Evening Abstraction," verso. Director of Peoria Art Institute, Art School of Bradley University & headed the Art Department of American University, Biarritz, France. Well listed: Who Was Who in American Art, Davenports, Ask, Art. Dimensions framed: 41" W x 30" H.

 
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