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    Viktor Schreckengost (American, 1906-2008)
    Jeddu, sculpted in 1931, lifetime cast from the original plaster in 2001
    Bronze with gunmetal black patina
    23-3/4 inches (60.3 cm) high on a 2 inches (5.1 cm) high wood base
    Ed. 5/12
    Inscribed at the base of the neck verso: VIKTOR SCHRECKENGOST/ 1931 / 5
    Cast at Light Sculpture Works by Ron Dewey, Cleveland, Ohio; chased by Paula Blackman, Cleveland, Ohio
    Foundry mark (LSW) and initials of Paula Blackman (PFB) inside the cast


    LITERATURE:
    Adams, Henry, Viktor Schreckengost: American Da Vinci, Tide-Mark Press LTD., Windsor, Connecticut, 2006, pg. 48.

    We are grateful to Joseph Kisvardai, collector of Cleveland art and longtime friend of the artist, for providing information on the foundry, casting and finishing of this bronze.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    13th Friday
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