Lot 390: William Accorsi wood sculpture "Circus Strongmen"
22 October 2016
Pittsburgh, PA, USALive Auction
Description: Accorsi, William (American, born 1931), "Circus Strongmen" (puzzle fit), plywood with painted areas, two pieces 13 x 11 x 3.5 inches, signature abraded, Provenance: The Estate of Margaret Raphael, Contemporary American folk artist William Accorsi (born 1931) creates whimsical, figurative sculptures, shadow boxes and collages of found objects and found materials including buttons, found wooden elements, and beads. The artist has illustrated many childrens books and is the author of several interactive books. Formerly from Vermont, Accorsi currently lives and works in Beacon, New York.
Condition Report: in good condition apart from an accumulation of surface dirt and a possible break on the wrist of one of the figures