Objects

'Dancer (Staccato)' by Israel Isaac (Lippy) Lipschitz

Group

Description

ObjectFormType: 

  • Wooden teak sculpture

ObjectMaterialType: 

  • Teak

ObjectTechniqueType: 

  • Carved teak wood

Colours: 

  • Brown

DistinguishingFeatures: 

The carved wooden sculpture is made of teak wood, depicts a dancing figure in an abstract manner. The figure stands atop two bases, one of the same teak wood, and one larger and square beneath this.

The sculpture is signed and dated 'LIPPY 1928' to the lower base and has been exhibited on two occasions: 

Ashbey's Galleries, Cape Town, March, 1934, no. 38

Argus Gallery, Cape Town, March 1944, no. 45.

This sculpture appears in A.A. Balkema's Catalogue Raisonne one Lipshitz, p. 56 no. 21.

 



Inscriptions: 

The sculpture is signed and dated 'LIPPY 1928' to the lower base.
Type Value Unit
Height 42.00 cm
Width 4.00 cm
Depth 4.50
History

ObjectAge: 

94 years 9 months ago

Provenance: 

Collection of Dr. Charles Shapiro, Cape Town

ReferenceList: 

 
 

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