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    Sale 2102 | Lot 11
    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
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    • Sale 2102 Lot 11

      LESLIE GARLAND BOLLING (1898 - 1955)
      New Moon.

      Poplar wood sculpture, 1933. Approximately 405 mm; 16 inches high. Inscribed "Leslie G. Bolling" on the back.

      Provenance: James A. Porter, hence by descent to his daughter, Constance Porter-Uzelac.

      Exhibitions: Freeing Art from Wood, Barbara C. Batson, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, 2006, pp. 82-83.

      The artist and art historian James A. Porter purchased both sculptures directly from the artist in 1934. Bolling wrote Porter that both Beautiful Woman and New Moon were early pieces, and he had not had time to finish the hands to his satisfaction. He sanded the surfaces of both sculptures to give them their smooth surface but did not paint them as with later works. Batson 20.

      Estimate $20,000 - 30,000


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