The Magnificent September Auction 2019

September 14,2019 | 02:00 PM
G/F Eurovilla 1, Rufino corner Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City, Philippines

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Solomon Saprid   (1917-2003)

Untitled
signed and dated 1977
bronze
29” x 11 1/2” x 19 1/4” (74 cm x 29 cm x 49 cm)


PHP 120,000

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Provenance: Private Collection, Manila

          As how Eric David described Solomon Saprid’s artistry “In Saprid, Contemporary sculpture has found another Master.”

          Saprid’s medium — chiefly brass and other scraps of metal — is welded in a rather rough manner that induces more drama through its texturize flare — which proves to be a strength of his creations.

          His masterful work puts a creative play on mythical figures.  In this masterpiece  of Saprid, a mythical man in his natural and lively nature presents a dramatic dance, ending into a graceful surrender of all his might and power to the heavens.


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