WAYLANDE GREGORY (1905 - 1971)
Original model, "Reclining Nude," USA, ca. 1933; Terracotta, carved wood; Signed and titled; On base: 15 1/2" x 15" x 12"; This is the original version that was later reproduced on a smaller scale by Museum Pieces Incorporated (NYC).; Provenance: Estate of the artist; Published: Folk, Waylande Gregory: Art Deco Ceramics and the Atomic Impulse, 2013, p. 62. The artist is shown holding this sculpture.
Sale Price: $11,250
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
Sculpture: excellent condition. Base: some light wear and a couple of splits.