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    Edward E. Hlavka (American)

    Pops, 1989
    Bronze
    67 x 21-1/4 x 31-1/4 inches (170.2 x 54.0 x 79.4 cm)
    Limited Edition of 12 castings

    Life-size naturalistic portrait of Louie Armstrong with his trumpet and handkerchief in cast and patinated bronze; raised and mounted on base measuring 30 inches square x 2.25 inches thick.

    Known for realistic portraits of people and wildlife, Hlavka has a special passion for portraits of famous Americans. Among his life-size commissioned works are Presidents Andrew Jackson, Richard Nixon, and George Bush.

    Provenance:
    Purchased in 1991 from the Knox Gallery in Beaver Creek, Colorado


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    13th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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