1923 - 2008
on verso signed on the inside, dated 1970, inscribed "BG-sc-1970-01" on a label and stamped Studio Betty Goodwin
9 1/2 x 9 x 7 in, 24.1 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm
Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000 CAD
Sold for: $6,875
Preview at: Heffel Montreal
Estate of the Artist
Standing on end and facing each other, the gloves become hands in prayer. Placed farther apart, they almost plead. Laid flat, palms up, they might be begging for alms.
However many ways this “expressive pair” can be arranged, we know for certain that they are humble, these gloves that once protected workers’ hands.
The artist has captured their eternal nature in such a way that, rather than rebel with fists clenched, they sustain the hope conveyed by open hands, fingers upraised.
We thank Roger Bellemare for contributing the above French essay.
The two gloves individually measure 9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4 inches and 8 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 inches. Please note: the custom-made wood base is included with the lot.
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