Sarasota Estate Auction
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Day 2 - Fine Art Sterling & Chinese

Sun, Oct 30, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 971

Beniamino Bufano (1989-1970) American, Silkscreen

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Beniamino Bufano (1989-1970) American, SilkscreenBeniamino Benvenuto Bufano (1989-1970) "Press Club Cat" Silkscreen. Signed in plate lower right. Bufano was born in San-Fale, Italy, and moved to New York City with his family at the age of three. He studied art in NYC, relocated to San Francisco in 1915, and from there traveled to Europe and Asia. Bufano picked up new ideas and techniques on his travels, especially in China where he learned about ceramic as a sculptural medium. Bufano taught at the San Francisco Institute of Art andwas fired for his progressive views on art. He eventually accepted other teaching positions in California. Bufano was widely recognized for his skilled craftsmanship and unique designs in sculpture.Overall size: 25 x 32 1/2 in. Sight size: 14 1/2 x 22 in.

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