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2023 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 2)

Sun, Jul 9, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 965

Susan Kliewer Bronze Portrait Sculpture, Dos Viejos w/ COA

Estimate: $800 - $900

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Susan Kliewer (Arizona, b. 1940) cold-painted bronze full-length portrait sculpture titled "Dos Viejos" depicting a mature Navajo man wearing a wide-brimmed hat, turquoise earrings, a long patterned overcoat, and hide boots standing with his arms crossed to cloak himself upon a naturalistic base. Signed, dated, and numbered "Susan Kliewer (copyright) 1995 30/50" to the back of naturalistic base. Raised upon a circular, tiered swivel stand with gilt metal placard having title and artist affixed to lower front edge. Includes certificate of authenticity from the studio of Susan L. Kliewer. Overall with stand: 25" H x 9 1/2" dia. Weight: 22 lbs. Note: The original Mountain Trails Galleries receipt and additional documentation is available to the winning bidder. Artist biography: Born and raised in southern California, Susan Kliewer prepared sculptures for bronze casting at a foundry for many Arizona sculptors such as John Hampton, Joe Beeler, and Buck McCain. In 1988, she began creating her own sculptures and won the People's Choice Award in 1991 at the National Sculpture Walk in Sedona, Arizona. Her work depicts the Navajo people whom she has lived beside and been inspired by for the past forty years.


Overall excellent condition.

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