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Erica Karawina (1904 - 1989)

Lot 429: Erica Karawina (German/American, 1904-2003) Head of a Woman Signed "E. KARAWINA" within the cast on the reverse. Silvered bronze, 5 x 2

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December 18, 2010
Boston, MA, US

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Erica Karawina (German/American, 1904-2003)

Head of a Woman Signed "E. KARAWINA" within the cast on the reverse.
Silvered bronze, 5 x 2 x 2 in.
Condition: Minor wear.
N.B. Best-known as a Hawaiian artist for her work in stained glass, Karawina began her training at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, under sculptor Frederick Warren Allen, after emigrating from Germany in 1923. (1)

(1) "Renowned artist Erica Karawina," Honolulu Advertiser, April 25, 2003, http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2003/Apr/25/ln/ln45a.html

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