Vintage Bronze Sculpture By Gaetano Cecere - Head Of A Woman - Gorham Founders
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Vintage Bronze Sculpture By Gaetano Cecere - Head Of A Woman - Gorham Founders:
This exquisite little vintage bronze head is fresh from a Rhode island estate! Thehead of a woman by Gaetano Cecere (1894-1985) is on a small rectangular bronze base and stands approx. 6 1/4 inches tall. The bronze has a brown and black patina with some areas of wear. The base is signed "C. Cecere" and is also marked "Gorham Co. Founders OBGS". Gaetano Cecere is known mostly for large works in bronze such has reliefs on buildings and his work on large monuments, this is a rare find indeed!Very good condition! !
Gaetano Cecere, a sculptor and lecturer, was born in New York City on November 16, 1894. He was a student at the National Academy of Design, and named a National Academician in 1938. He studied at the Beaux-Arts Institute of Design, and attended the American Academy in Rome, Italy on a scholarship from 1920 to 1923. Memberhips in addition to the National Academy of Design included the National Sculpture Society and the New York Architectural League. EXHIBITIONS
National Academy of Design, 1924-1969
Art Institute of Chicago, 1924-1927
Pennsylvania Academy 1924-1958
National Sculpture Society 1924-1958
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1934
Museum of Modern Art, 1935
Allied Artists of America, 1962-1964
Knickerbocker Artists of Modern Art
Numismatic Museum, NY
Norfolk, Virginai Museum Reliefs: Federal Reserve Bank, Brookgreen Gardens, Norton Gallery, Victory War Memorial, NJ, Monuments: Lincoln Memorial Bridge, State of Texas memorial to General, State of Montana to Explorer.Lectured: Contemporary & Ecclesiastical Sculpture"A great American artist, loved by many, died with his family Rose, Al and nephews in Old Greenwich, CT on June 10, 1985"Source:
Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor) Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975
On Jul-15-13 at 09:30:37 PDT, seller added the following information:
The entire sculpture with base stands approx 6 1/4 inches. The head alone stands approx. 3 1/2 inches.