1959 Bronze Portrait Bust~ Dwight Eisenhower~ By American Sculptor Nison Tregor
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1959 Bronze Portrait Bust~ Dwight Eisenhower~ By American Sculptor Nison Tregor:
Offered here with no hidden reserve and a low starting offer is this rare bronze bust portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Lithuanian born American sculptor Nison Tregor. During WWII Tregor was a captain assigned to SCHAEF, Ike's command. Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and other US generals posed for Tregor in a Wiesbaden studio. Tregor apprenticed with Malvina Hoffman and came to the US to sculpt a bust of FDR. He also sculpted Truman. This was an officially commissioned bust. Signed and dated 1959, this well-modelled bust measures approximately 6 1/2" tall. It is hollow cast and there is a threaded hole for mounting to a base. There is an additional marking on the neck which reads (c)AMR 1961 (the actual casting date) Tregor's sculpture is very sought-after, and this is a well-known and fine example of his work. sale is for the bronze only. Photo included only for reference. Excellent original condition showing very minor wear to the patina from handling. Buyer to pay priority post and ins. (10.00) Three-day inspection/ return on all items I offer, if not as described. Thanks