Seven Sculptures by William Mozart McVey (American, 1905-1995)

Submitted by Aspire on Sat, 10/15/2011 - 14:23.

"Gree-Deep"Most sculpture lovers easily recognize the work of William McVey, who served as the head of the sculpture Department at the Cleveland Institute of Arts, Cranbrook Academy, and has been a guest professor at The Ohio State University. His public commissions include statuary at Rice University, Washington DC, the National Zoo and all over Cleveland.

"Gree-Deep", a large scale bronze of a frog perched on a pedestal displayed in the National Zoo, is one of the more recognzed pieces at Aspire Auctions, as they're offering the smaller version. Seven sculptures in all are being offered for auction currently at Aspire Auctions, and may be viewed online at www.aspireauctions.com. Other works on display in their showroom include "Lamb", "Seated Lion", "Shore Bird", "Waiting Woman", "Bubble Bubble" and "Seated Frog". Each bronze has an auction estimate of $800-1,200. 

The gallery is open Sat. 10/15 through Weds. 10/19 from 11-7 for preview (closed Sunday). Even if you're not in the market for a sculpture, you are welcomed to see these in person and tour the gallery. Located at 2310 Superior Ave, parking and entrance are on the 23rd street side. Call 216-231-5515 with questions or if you need infomation about consigning to auction. The next deadline to consign is Nov. 11th.

 

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