Two (2) Olen Bryant sculptures and two (2) B&W photographs. 1st-3rd items: Exhibited Olen Bryant (American/Tennessee, 1927-2017) small molded terra cotta sculpture of a head, mounted atop a naturalistic wood base. 12 3/4" H overall. Accompanied by two 12" x 14" black and white photographs of the piece from an unknown exhibition with writing en verso: "Olen Bryant Terra Cotta 1962 12 inches tall owned by artist." Matted, 16" x 14". A letter of authenticity and provenance from the artist's niece, who served as his studio assistant and personal representative for his estate, will accompany this lot. 4th item: Olen L. Bryant carved walnut bust titled "Head", with closed eyes and mouth slightly open. Sculpture mounted to oak base. Signature not found but not able to remove bust from base. Exhibition label adhered to base. Bust – 11" H x 6 1/2" x 8 1/4". Base – 1 3/4" H x 6 3/4" x 7 3/4". Provenance: The Estate of Olen Bryant, Cottonwood/Clarksville, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st-3rd items: Sculpture: Very good condition. Photographs have some smudges and toning to mats. 4th item: Vertical split from base of hair up and over to forehead. Some surface grime.
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