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THE ARTIST: Raimondo Pereda

ORIGIN OF THE WORK: U.S.A (Bought through the internet 2001)

CODE: DSC0089
RAIMONDO PEREDA, SWISS, 1840-1915
The Tooth Drawer, a bronze sculpture.
THE WORK DEPICTS A BLACKSMITH PREFORMING DENTISTRY.
THE "PATIENT" IS ON THE FLOOR WITH HIS LEGS KICKING IN PROTEST.
HIS ARM IS TUGGING AT THE BLACKSMITH'S SLEEVE TRYING TO STOP
THE EXTRACTION. THE MODELING IS EXQUISITE. THE WORK IS FULLY
SIGNED AND HAS A FOUNDERS SEAL ON THE BACK. THIS WORK IS VERY
ANIMATED AND EVOKES A SMILE FROM ANYONE WHO LOOKS AT IT.
CIRCA IS THE LATE 19th CENTURY. THE SCULPTOR IS LISTED IN BENIZITS,
DAVENPORTS, AND OTHER ART BOOKS. THE SIZE IS: 18 1/2" LONG, 18" HIGH,
AND 11 1/2" WIDE
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