A vintage, limited edition, bronze, abstract sculpture by Edgar Britton, cast as an artist's small scale model or maquette. Edition of 5. A large version of Genesis is on public display on the grounds of the Pike Peak Library District (Colorado Springs, CO).
Born in Nebraska, Edgar Britton was a painter, muralist and sculptor. He worked in Iowa with Grant Wood from 1920-24 and then moved to Chicago in 1925, where he worked on various architectural commissions. Due to health reasons he moved to Colorado in 1942 where he remained until his death. Britton taught at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center and focused mainly on creating sculpture during this period.
MAKER Edgar Britton (American, 1901-82)
MARKS Cast monogram: EB.
DATE c. 1970
DIMENSIONS Width 4 Depth 3.75 Height 14.75 in.