170/110 x 57 x 55 cm
Edition of 6
Foundry: Susse Fondeur, Paris
Alicia Penalba, Malba, Buenos Aires, Argentina, cat. n° 20D
This bronze sculpture with a stone base sculpted by the artist was conceived by Alicia Penalba in 1957/1959 and cast in an edition of 6 by Susse Fondeur, Paris.
The "Grande Étincelle" bronze sculpture by the Argentine artist Alicia Penalba is a notable and important piece in her body of work. Alicia Penalba was known for her abstract and organic sculptures that often explored themes of movement and natural forms. "Grande Étincelle," which translates to "Big Spark" in English, reflects Penalba's interest in capturing dynamic and expressive qualities in sculpture.
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