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Maker: Norm Sartorius, American, born 1947

Homage

2010

Cocobolo

15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 5 in. (39.37 x 26.67 x 12.7 cm)
Gift of Kenneth Spitzbard
2012.90.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
21st century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Parkersburg, West Virginia
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Purchased from the artist by Kenneth Spitzbard, Branford, Connecticut, 2010

Bibliography: 

Cindi Strauss, Is Ornament a Crime? Rethinking the Role of Decoration in Contemporary Wood, exh. cat. (Houston: Collectors of Wood Art, 2010), 8, 25, ill.

Norm Sartorius, Phil Jurus, and Barry Gordon, Emil Milan: Midcentury Master (Philadelphia: The Center for Art in Wood, 2017), 226, 227.

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