Feminine raised figure
Aguilar Marcó, Fidel [Girona, 1894 - 1917]
Technique: Argerata
Dimensions: 41 x 10,5 x 9,4 cm
Date: c. 1916
Generic classification: Sculpture
General inventari: 7657 E
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Inscriptions: at the base, stamp of the house Marco de Quart. In typewritten label attached at the base:"Fidel Aguilar i Marco/Escultor (Girona 1895 - 1917)" Provenance: is part of the collection Josep Ma. Garrut, which goes to the Academy will and testament of the deceased. Date of admission: July 12, 2010. Bibliography: about the legacy: VÉLEZ 2011. The work had the inventory number 439 of the collection´s Garrut. In this piece, like all his sculptural production by Aguilar in Terracotta, the house Marcó de Quart, near Girona, according to the architect Rafael Masó - who was the discoverer of Aguilar - made ??a notable series production from 1924, dead and the sculptor. Some of these works were presented at the Exhibition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industry in Paris, 1925 (D'Ací D'Alla (Barcelona), no. 93 September 1925, pg. 294). The technique "argerata" - as Rafael Masó call - there was just a more refined formula of the traditional technique by Quart of double cooking mud, known as "black mud" of Neolithic origin.


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