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

Description
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
Object
Big man's head
Material
Terracotta
Designer/ Artist
Robert Delnest (1904-1979)
Estimated Period
1920-1949
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
42×17×15.5 cm
Weight
4.5 kg
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