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Four (4) Gary Lee Price (Utah, b. 1955) bronze sculptures of children. 1st item: "Bugs and Bulbs," depicting a young boy in overalls, holding a garden watering can. Signed and dated "2000" and numbered "No. 11" on base. 20 1/4" H x 9" W x 10" D. 2nd item: "Harvest Joy," depicting a young boy and girl holding a basket. Signed and dated "02" with "No. 2" and an impressed stamp of K in in circle. 6 1/2" H x 7" W x 3" D. 3rd and 4th items: Two (2) "Story Time," sculptures of a young girl and boy, each reading a book. Both signed and numbered (45 and 49, respectively) with impressed stamp of K in circle. Ranging in size from 3 5/8" H x 2 3/8" W x 3" D to 4" H x 2 1/4" W x 4 3/4" D. All items early 21st century. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate, purchased circa 2004. Photographs of "Bugs and Bulbs" being used for a fundraiser in the late owner's home, along with original sale brochure for the other sculptures, is available to the winning bidder. 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: 2nd item (Harvest Joy) has a few scattered spots of oxidation, otherwise all items in excellent condition.