Bronze Sculpture Gorilla "Ancestor" by Dorothea Greenbaum

Bronze Gorilla "Ancestor" by Dorothea Greenbaum Signed on hip "GP 73" United-States 1973. She was first painter, and began working in sculpture at the age of 34.[6] In 1941 she received the George D. Widener Memorial Medal from the Pennsylvania Academy, and in 1953 she was given a medal of honor by the National Association of Women Artists. She was a member of the Sculptors Guild and was a founding member of New York Artists Equity Association in 1947. In 1972, a 45 year retrospective exhibition of her work was presented at the SculptureCenter, New York.

6.5 in.
12 in.
5 in.

Circa 1973