Null Nicolae POPA (Romania, 1919-2010)
The Bucheron
Carved wood, signed on the b…
Description

Nicolae POPA (Romania, 1919-2010) The Bucheron Carved wood, signed on the back. Height 32 cm A sculptor of naive art, he created a workshop and ethnographic museum in his own home in Tarpesti, Romania, in 1977 (?). Imprisoned under Ceausescu, he was released under international political pressure, notably from François Mitterrand, who had taken notice of this artist. This work was acquired locally in the early 1990s.

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Nicolae POPA (Romania, 1919-2010) The Bucheron Carved wood, signed on the back. Height 32 cm A sculptor of naive art, he created a workshop and ethnographic museum in his own home in Tarpesti, Romania, in 1977 (?). Imprisoned under Ceausescu, he was released under international political pressure, notably from François Mitterrand, who had taken notice of this artist. This work was acquired locally in the early 1990s.

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