Raymer Society Consignment Art Auction

Anton Pearson, plaster, old couple

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Start price: $20

Estimated price: $50 - $100

Buyer's premium: 10%

This original plaster piece by Lindsborg, KS artist Anton Pearson, features the figures of an old Swedish couple. This piece is in good condition and is approximately 8" tall and 2.5" in diameter. The artist has signed on the base of the piece. Winning bids are packaged and shipped by UPS. Shipping estimates are available upon request. Born Lund, Sweden, May 23,1892; died Lindsborg, Mar. 1967. Sculptor, specialized in wood & stone. Studied at Technical School in Lund, Sweden. Coming to the U.S. in 1912, he traveled with horse and wagon through seven states, floated down the Mississippi in a houseboat and hiked through Arkansas and Missouri. En route to the San Francisco Exposition, he stopped in Lindsborg, met Birger Sandzén and stayed there to study painting, earning a BFA from Bethany College. Established a studio in Lindsborg and continued to do carvings from whatever wood was available. His subjects were often people he knew or groups of people in familiar settings.

Condition: good