BRETISLAV BENDA BRONZE AND CERAMIC SCULPTURE AT JENNMAUR GALLERY  
     
  BRETISLAV BENDA (CZECH 1897-1983)  
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 

Bretislav Benda (Czech 1897-1983) "The Temptation". An early monumental allegorical figure circa 1921 green /brown patinated bronze sculpture of a nude female figure with her right index finger in a beckoning position while she holds an apple as she stands on the shoulders of a crouching devil.  Her right arm supports a hovering angel aloft on her shoulder.Signed with the monogram BB
Dimensions: Total height including the base is 28 &1/4 inches, height of octagonal marble base alone is 2&3/4 inches.

     
Bretislav Benda (attributed) (Czech 1897-1983)  Monumental unsigned Terra cotta study
Dimensions:Height 23 inches by 14 inches in length and 14 inches in width
 
     
     
 
Bretislav Benda (Czech, 1897-1983) signed terracotta nude
Dimensions : Total height 22&1/2 inches by 12 inches in width

   
     
     
Bretislav Benda (Czech 1897-1983)  "Sedici Zena 1931" Painted terra cotta reclining nude, illustrated page 19 "Bratislav Benda" by Jiri Kotalik 1982.
Dimensions: Length 9 &1/2 inches.