LARGE Emil Janel BLACK FOREST CARVED MAN Sculpture

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  • Sold Date: Jul 13, 2009
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For any questions email me at or call me at i will be listing fine art paintings and bronze sculpture most of which was purchased at auction and from fine galleries. NR NO RESERVE! is another fine piece, it is quite stunning. this is an Original LARGE black Foret style wood carving by Swedish master carver EMIL JANEL it is fully signed and in quite good condition for its age. this auction is for the tall man in frock coat standing at the lectern. it is about 14 inches high. this is one of 2 that i have. i am only selling one in this auction. Emile Janel has auction records on Artprice in Sweden at Bukowskis auktion for 8,470.00 USD! Svenska

Biography

Emil Janel.(1897–1981) Emil Gottfred Janel was an artist born in the village Hansjö near Orsa Municipality in Dalarna County, Sweden. Although he was a respected still life painter, he is mainly known for his caricatures in the Scandinavian flat-plane style of woodcarving, and is considered by many to be the best of his genre.

Emil is said to have referred to his style as "exaggerated realism".

In 1923 Janel moved to Canada, then to Seattle, Washington. After some encouragement by a local store keeper, he eventually settled in San Francisco California with his wife and began study at what is now the San Francisco Art Institute. During the 1930's, he spent
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