Hanna Eshel Marble Sculpture
Italy, c. 1970s
12.5 x 4.5 x 9 & 12.5 x 5 x 9
White Statuario marble sculpture by Israeli-American artist Hanna Eshel(b. 1926). Carved in Carrara, Italy.
Eshel is a multi-disciplinary artist best known for her work in carved marble—a skill she honed from 1972-1978 while living and practicing in Carrara, Italy—as well as her dimensional burlap paintings. In 1978, Eshel relocated to New York City with 20,000 pounds of sculpture, including this piece.