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    CARL MILLES (Swedish, 1875-1955)
    Hand of God
    Bronze with patina
    58 x 23 x 14 inches (147.3 x 58.4 x 35.6 cm)
    Inscised: Carl Milles
    Foundry: Erik Pettersson

    The Stemmons Towers International Sculpture Garden, Dallas

    Carol Morris Little, A Comprehensive Guide to Outdoor Sculpture in Texas, University of Texas Press, 1996, p. 184 (illustrated in b/w p. 185)

    This lot is from the edition of 12 and cast in 1964.
    We want to thank the Millesgarden for the additional information

    Condition Report*: The sculpture presents well.  Areas of wear to patination throughout, commensurate with age.  Hand:  Scattered white (likely plaster) and brown accretions on outside pinky finger and inside wrist and base of palm; minor scratches and wear on palm and underside of wrist; minor brown accretions on back of hand.  Man:  Scattered brown and white drip-like accretions on man's legs, underside of arms, torso, and head; white accretion over his right eye and red accretions on his outer right lower leg; white accretion on his right shoulder blade and brown accretions on his back. 
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    22nd Tuesday
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