Sculpture by Frederic Jean Thalinger, Mother and Child with Gas Masks

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Sculpture by Frederic Jean Thalinger (1915-1965). Sculpture depicting a woman with child, both wearing gas masks. They are holding a bomb. This is an incredibly dynamic form combining elements of Bauhaus, Art Deco and Cubism. The mothers toes on the back of the sculpture are an especially wonderful detail! Examples of this artists work are in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Museum. Sculpture measures 20" high and 9" diameter.

Frederic Thalinger was active/lived in Illinois, Missouri. Son of painter Oscar Thalinger, Frederic Thalinger became a sculptor working in the mediums of welded copper, soap, stone, welded metal and sculpted clay. He studied at Washington University in St. Louis and at the Art Institute of Chicago as well as briefly with Grant Wood. At the University of Cincinnati, he studied ceramics with Harold Nash.
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Dimensions (WxDxH):
20" high, 9" diameter
Excellent with age appropriate patina
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