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    Bjorn Wiinblad (Danish,1918-2006)

    Three Girls

    Late 20th century
    Ceramic tiles on panel
    Signed bottom center Bjorn Wiinblad
    66 x 54 inches (167.6 x 137.2 cm)

    While Bjorn Wiinblad drew and painted as a child, ceramics were his first medium in which he excelled professionally. This 68 inch x 54 inch red and white panel is made up of 99 painted tiles drawn together by Wiinblad to create one of his oriental-themed master works. While Wiinblad chose a monochromatic effect for this piece, the choice of the red hue and shading gives the panel depth and expressions of calm, something Wiinblad strove for in many of his works. The young women holding small birds while a young man calmly looks on match the serenity that is the background of the work. The chrysanthemum-styled painted tiles that surround the vignette accentuate the central scene and create a portal through which the viewer can enjoy the beauty of the encounter.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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