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“Sitting Horse” (2009) is a stunning painted bronze sculpture in the round which belongs to the highly-sought after "Silver Maned Horse" series of fantastic horses sculptures by famed Chinese artist Yu Fan (China, b. 1966). “Sitting Horse” evokes nostalgia and a longing for innocence, imbued with a sense of fantasy and tranquility. Yu seeks to re-kindle memories of childhood fables and characters in his sculptures. This work measures 22.85 x 17.70 x 11 inches, is edition 16 of 50 and is in excellent condition.

Yu Fan graduated from the Fine Art Department of Shandong Art Institute Jinan, Chandong, China in 1988, and received his masters from the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, where he now teaches. The artist's work has been the subject of major museum and gallery exhibitions at Singapore Art Museum, Israel National Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, Smart Museum in Chicago, the Second Beijing International Art Biennale held at the National Museum of Art, China. The artist is represented by top galleries world-wide including Yang Galleries and Arario Galleries amongst others.

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Provenance:
  • The Artist. Aquired directly from the above by Present Collection, China.
  • Pickup Location: China
  • Shipping Dimensions: 22.85 x 17.7 x 11 in. (58.04 x 44.96 x 27.94 cm.)
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