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Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011) Plantin'

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
280
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Harry Jackson (American, 1924-2011)

Plantin'
Signed and dated "© Harry Jackson 59" incised in the bronze, stamped with the foundry mark "WFS/ITALIA," impressed with the artist's thumbprint, and stamped "PL 6." just above the signature, all on the center back edge.
Bronze with black/brown patina, 11 x 26 1/2 x 13 in. (27.9 x 67.3 x 33.0 cm), on a wood plinth.
Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices, very minor wear and losses to areas of the patina.

Provenance: The collection of Joseph Thomas Alvarez III, California.

N.B. Cast in early 1960, Plantin' is a smaller, second version of Range Burial. Here Jackson simplified the composition, reducing the number of figures to nine from fifteen and focusing the vantage point in closer to the grave.
Estimate $22,000-28,000

Titled on a presentation plaque on the wood plinth.

WFS is the mark of Harry Jackson's foundry, Wyoming Foundry Studios, Camaiore, Italy.

Two small losses to the patina on the jacket of the man standing in the right foreground, to the sleeve of the rider in the left foreground,and to the brim of the hat on the rider located in the back right, minor corrosion to some of the reins, some of which are set in active curves as if blowing in the wind, rather than hanging straight down..

Plantin' was issued as an edition of 7, and this cast is marked "PL 6."


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Joseph Thomas Alvarez III, Art genres, Artists, Harry Jackson, One cent coin, Patina, Visual arts

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