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Folk and Self-Taught Art

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Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein
American, 1910–1983

Date

ca. 1940-1980

Medium

Clay and paint

Accession #

2001.145

Dimensions

20 x 6 1/2 inches

Location

On View - Stent Family Wing, Skyway, Gallery 404

Description

Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, who worked as a florist in Wisconsin and maintained a vast collection of exotic plants that inspired his art, transformed the face jug’s traditional spout into a sprouting bulb that crowns this otherworldly character.

Credit

Gift of Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz