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Carl Milles
(1875-1955)
Carl milles, american bison.
Carl milles, american bison.
Carl milles, american bison.
Carl milles, american bison.
Carl milles, american bison.
Carl milles, american bison.
Carl milles, american bison.

American Bison

Signed Carl Milles. Foundry mark Andro Fondeur, Paris. The motif conceived 1901. Bronze, brown patina. Height 36.5 cm. Length 38 cm.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

25 000 - 30 000 SEK

2 319 - 2 783 EUR

Hammer price: 
100 000 SEK
Exhibitions

Palazzo Reale, Arengario, Salone Colonne, Milano, 1994, compare cast cat no 5.
Solothurn, Carl Milles, Schweiz, 1993, compare cast cat no 7.

Literature

Erik Näslund, "Carl Milles - en biografi", 1991, the motif listed at p. 332 under the year 1901.

Related content

From the Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm, Carl Milles received a travel scholarship in 1901, which allowed him to stay in Paris and spend time studying animals under the guidance of sculptor Emmanuel Frémiet. These studies were mainly conducted at the zoological department at Jardin des Plantes and Milles’ mentions in letter to the Academy an artwork depicting an "American bison".

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Lisa Gartz
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Lisa Gartz
Specialist Sculpture and Old Masters
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