Lot 389: William Accorsi wood sculpture "Twisting Stair Swing"
October 22, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA, USALive Auction
Description: Accorsi, William (American, born 1931) , "Stair Swing" wood paint and string, 13.25 x 8 x 5 inches, signature abraded, Provenance: The Estate of Margaret Raphael, Contemporary American folk artist William Accorsi (born 1931) creates whimsical, figurative sculptures, shadow boxes and collages of found objects and found materials including buttons, found wooden elements, and beads. The artist has illustrated many childrens books and is the author of several interactive books. Formerly from Vermont, Accorsi currently lives and works in Beacon, New York.
Condition Report: in good condition apart from an accumulation of surface dirt and one of the steps was broken and repaired (glued)