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Parviz Tanavoli

Poet and Pregnant Woman / Poet and the Lover of King

Parviz Tanavoli

Parviz Tanavoli

Poet and Pregnant Woman / Poet and the Lover of King

Poet and Pregnant Woman / Poet and the Lover of King

Parviz Tanavoli

B. 1937

Poet and Pregnant Woman / Poet and the Lover of King


titled on identification label on the reverse

bronze set on wooden base, please note the work is missing one lock

55 by 33 by 10.5 cm. 21½ by 13 by 4 in.

Wooden base: 9 by 32.5 by 12 cm. 3½ by 12¾ by 4¾ in.

Executed in 1962.

This work is in fair condition, one of the figures is missing the lock which can be seen in the image illustrated in the 1976 catalogue and 2010 monograph, the surface with some scratches and dents as per artist's intention, the wooden base with some wear to edges, part of original artist mold still to inside of sculptures and some associated dust, as viewed.


The label on the reverse reads: Minnesota Artist's Biennal, no. 867 Artist: Parviz Tanavoli Address: 2300 Clinton [...] Title: Poet and The Lover of King


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The Artist
Collection of Guy A. Thomas Jr., Excelsior, Minnesota (acquired directly from the above)
Thence by descent
C. Pocock et al., Parviz Tanavoli Monograph, Dubai 2010, p. 6 illustrated in colour
P. Tanavoli, Fifteen Years Of Bronze Sculpture December, Grey Art Gallery & Study Ct, 1976-1977, no. 11