Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (b. Copenhagen 1911, d. Paris 1984)

“Fugl med unge” (Bird with Young), also known as “Mor og barn” (Mother and Child), 1935. Signed S.F.M. 5/6. Stramped with Foundry mark Fonderie de la Plaine. Black patinated bronze. H. 53 cm.

Literature: Troels Andersen: “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba”, Borgen, Copenhagen, 1979, no. 5, ill. p. 15. Literature: “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba. Skulpturer/Sculptures”, Forlaget Effort, 2003, no. 5, ill. fig. 41 p. 61 and p. 105. Literature: “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba. Maske og ansigt”, Naryana Press, Odder, 2019, no. 2, a version in plaster ill. in colours p. 158.

Sonja Ferlov made her debut at Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling in 1935 with two sculptures in plaster, of which “Bird with young” was one.

This lot is subject to Artist's Royalty.

Condition report on request. Please contact: modernart@bruun-rasmussen.dk


Paintings & sculptures, 24 September 2019


125,000–150,000 kr


Price realised

280,000 kr