(Washington, D.C., born 1943)
Apollo and Daphne, 2005, edition 2/20, after a sculpture by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Borghese Gallery and Museum, signed "RK/05", patinated bronze, 17-3/4 x 12 x 13 in.
Provenance: The Studio Collection of Ray Kaskey, Brentwood, Maryland
Note: Raymond Kaskey is an American architect and sculptor most well-known for his works of monumental and memorial sculpture. He studied architecture at Carnegie Mellon University and Yale University, and in 1983 established Kaskey Studio. Throughout his career as an artist, Kaskey has received numerous commissions to create public art for civic buildings and memorials across the country, including the architectural sculptures for the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. and Portlandia for the Portland Public Services Building in Portland, Oregon.
Kaskey has only cast two of these extraordinary sculptural candelabras - this example, and one he keeps at his home.
good condition, verdigris patination
The Studio Collection of Ray Kaskey, Brentwood, Maryland