Gary Lee Price (Utah, b. 1955) bronze sculpture titled "Candice," depicting a young girl holding a sun hat in one hand and holding a watering can in the other, as if watering a garden. Signed "G. Price" lower right of base and dated "'89" and numbered "9/75". Mounted on a green marble base. Overall – 29 3/4" H x 22" W x 13 1/2" dia. 55.12 lbs. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate, purchased from Meyer Gallery of Jackson, WY. 2002 gallery statement of provenance and appraisal ($4,900) will be provided to the winning bidder, along with a photograph of the artist standing next to the sculpture when it was exhibited at a Vanderbilt University Kennedy Center fundraiser in 2004. Biography: Gary Lee Price attended the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where he studied with Alvin Gittins. He was elected a member of the National Sculpture Society 1991 and in 2002 he received the Governor's Mansion Artist Award for visual art from Utah Governor Michael Leavitt. His sculptures, usually of children, can be found at the Hong Kong Central Library; the American Community Schools in Surrey, England; the Springville Museum of Art; Rich De Voss Women's and Children's Hospital of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Birmingham Botanical Gardens; Scottish Rite Children's Hospital of Dallas, Texas; Bluegrass Airport of Lexington, Kentucky; and the Indianapolis Children's Museum. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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