Robert Delnest (1904-1979) - Big man's head

Robert Delnest (1904-1979) - Big man's head
Belgium - 1920-1949 - Terracotta

Beautiful large terracotta head, signed Delnest and dated 1931. Very expressive and self-willed face. Wooden base. Hollow in the back
Inscription: 15/7 Delnest 1931

Robert Delnest (1904-1979) is a Belgian sculptor who studied sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Mons, then ceramics at the Institute of Arts and Crafts of Hainaut (Belgium). He founded the artist group "Art and Reality". It is known for its terracotta heads and depictions of workers (miners, stonemason, glass blower).

Size with base: 42 x 17 x 15.5 cm
Weight: 4.5 kg

In good overall condition.
The photos are part of the description.

The sculpture will be carefully packed.

Lot details
Big man's head
Designer/ Artist
Robert Delnest (1904-1979)
Estimated Period
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
42×17×15.5 cm
4.5 kg
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