Posted by: Valentino Radman | November 17, 2010

Frano Kršinić at Christie’s auction

“Meditacija” (Meditation) , a small marble figure by renowned Croatian sculptor Frano Kršinić (1897-1982) fetched £13,750 at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art sale held in London on 11 November. It was estimated at £5,000 – £8,000. The figure, measuring 17¼ x 10 x 6¾in. (44 x 25.5 x 17.5cm)  was conceived in the 1930’s and executed in 1960.

Along with Ivan Meštrović and Antun Augustinčić Kršinić is considered one of the three most important Croatian sculptors of the 20th century. His most widely known work is the statue of Nikola Tesla installed at the Niagara Falls State Park, United States.

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