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Francois Kovacs 1915-2005

A small bronze patinated abstract sculpture by Francois Kovacs 1915- 2005. Kovacs was a Belgian sculptor originally from Hungary. He was born into a poor family and began sculpting at the age of 16. He quickly learnt the fundamental elements of sculpture,working with materials such as marble. Kovacs later studied at the Atelier Tibor Galle, in Budapest before leaving Hungary for political reasons. He moved to Belgium, his country of adoption. In Bruxelles he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts for three years. This piece numbered 15/35 is a very good example of Francois Kovacs’s  work. It is mounted on a black marble plinth and is signed on the underside. Height:26cm Width:13cm Depth:13cm  £1800