Gary Lee Price (Utah, b. 1955) bronze sculpture, depicting the author Mark Twain -Samuel Clemens- seated on a garden or park bench. Signed, dated "2000" and numbered "No. 3" on back of Twain figure. Mounted to a rectangular molded wood base. 17" H x 18" W. Overall – 19 1/2" H x 19" W x 14" D. 44 lbs. Early 21st century. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate, purchased from Meyer Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming, 2003. Sales receipt showing the original purchase price of $2,775 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 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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