Charles Umlauf

Torch Bearer

Circa 1963 - 1965

Whitewashed plaster


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Charles Umlauf (American, 1911-1994).

Employed from 1934 through 1941 by the WPA Federal Art Project, Umlauf's sculptures are heavily influenced by the Art Deco movement.

Sculpted during the same period as his creation of the bronze torch bearers installed at the University of Texas in 1963.

Height: 14 inches / 35.56 cm
Width: 20 inches / 50.8 cm
Depth: 8 inches / 20.32 cm

Private Collection, Chicago

Condition Report

Dust is present in crevices.

Tip of the sword and tip of large toe missing.

Small chip to the reverse at the base of the torch handle.

Art Period
Art Deco
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