Jack Earl (b. 1934) Marking(s); notes:
signed, marking(s); 1981 Country of origin; materials:
American; ceramic, metal Dimensions (H, W, D):
71"oah, 18.5"w, 18"d assembled (sculpture: 46.5"h, 18.5"w, 13"d; table/base: 24.75"h, 18"w, 18"d) Additional Information:
The sculpture and its base can be separated for storage/transport. Provenance: Private Collection, Palm Beach, Florida. "The subjects of Earl’s porcelain sculptures generally are based upon the circumscribed lives and lifestyles of people in his own culturally isolated, small-town world in Ohio. Typically, his ceramic personalities are engaged in humdrum activities in vernacular surroundings. But while he represents life in rural Middle America, he does not depict it from the disassociated vantage point of a social commentator, satirist, or folklorist. Instead, Earl revels in his role as an active participant in ordinary affairs, and while he often pokes fun in his art, he always remains a sensitive recorder of the human condition." (source: americanart.si.edu) Bidder FAQs:
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May 2023 Modern & Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury
very good, some paint splashed on buttocks, base shows patina/oxidation and distressing inherent to the work All bidders in our auctions should be aware of the following:
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