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Jussi Mäntynen
(1887-1978)
Jussi mäntynen, "viborgsälgen" (the elk from viborg)
Jussi mäntynen, "viborgsälgen" (the elk from viborg)
Jussi mäntynen, "viborgsälgen" (the elk from viborg)
Jussi mäntynen, "viborgsälgen" (the elk from viborg)
Jussi mäntynen, "viborgsälgen" (the elk from viborg)

"Viborgsälgen" (The elk from Viborg)

Signed J Mäntynen and dated 1924. Bronze, green patina. Height 59.5 cm.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

60 000 - 70 000 SEK

6 410 - 7 479 EUR

Hammer price: 
85 000 SEK
Provenance

The Vernon Taylor Estate in Denver, Colorado.

Literature

"Djurskulpturer av Jussi Mäntynen" (ed. Ensio Rislakki), 1949, the motif mentioned and ill. at p. 27.
Maritta Pitkänen, "Skulptör Jussi Mäntynens djurskulpturer", The Gösta Serlachius Museum of Fine Arts publication 1995, the motif ill. at p. 47.

Related content

The monumental sculpture with "The elk from Viborg" was built in 1928, the statue is 3.6 meters high, located in Torkelsesplanaden in Viborg. A later cast in bronze was erected in 1972 at the Natural History Museum in Helsinki, Finland.

Purchasing info
Contact specialist
Lisa Gartz
Stockholm
Lisa Gartz
Specialist Sculpture and Old Masters
+46 (0)8 614 08 59