Lot 52: Barbro Bäckström, Untitled, Aluminum Sculpture, 1965
October 20, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Cast aluminum on wooden base
Barbro Bäckström (1939-1990) - Swedish sculptor and painter
With the engraved monogram ‘BB’ and the date ‘65’ on the reverse
Dimensions of the sculpture: 19 x 21.5 x 6.5 cm; dimensions of the base: 5.8 x 20.5 x 5.7 cm
Provenance: Private collection, Sweden
The aluminum cast bears occasional small scratches and bumps. The black painted base displays some scuffing to the corners and edges. The overall condition is good.
Barbro Bäckström (1939-1990)
Born in Stockholm, Barbro Bäckström studied at the local Art Academy. She is well known for her sculptures of the human body. In 1965 she exhibited her works for the first time in an exhibition at the gallery Atheneum in Lund. Works by Bäckström can be found in various public sites, including Malmö and Lund. (fea)
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