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    Viktor Schreckengost (American, 1906-2008)
    Mangbetu Child, sculpted 1932, second lifetime cast from the original plaster 2003
    Bronze with black-brown patina
    17-3/4 x 5-1/4 x 8-1/2 inches (45.1 x 13.3 x 21.6 cm)
    Incised VIKTOR SCHRECKENGOST, 1932, 4
    Cast at Light Sculpture Works by Ron Dewey, Cleveland, Ohio; chased by Paula Blackman, Cleveland, Ohio
    Foundry mark and Paula Blackman initials inside cast

    PROVENANCE:
    Estate of the artist;
    Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas, The Viktor Schreckengost Auction: 20th Century Art & Design, May 13, 2016, lot 60027.

    EXHIBITED:
    The Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, "Viktor Schreckengost From Jazz to Design," May 7-June 5, 2010.

    LITERATURE:
    H. Adams, Viktor Schreckengost and 20th-Century Design, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, 2000, p. 67-8, first lifetime cast of 1933 by Gorham, illustrated p. 68;
    Adams, Henry, Viktor Schreckengost: American Da Vinci, Tide-Mark Press LTD., Windsor, Connecticut, 2006, pp. 46-7, first lifetime cast illustrated p. 46.





    Condition Report*: Overall presents well.
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    April, 2020
    20th Monday
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