Wilson, John - Maquette for MLK smaller file 550

John Wilson
(American, 1922-2015)

Martin Luther King, Jr. (maquette)

Signed, dated 1982 and numbered 2/12
Bronze, dark brown patina
Height: 30 inches

Edition of 12 (only 6 cast to date).

This work is a maquette for the 8-foot bronze sculpture in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, Buffalo, New York (unveiled October, 1983)

Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College (Iowa), John Wilson: A Retrospective, January – April, 2004, no. 33, p. 61, illus.
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, John Wilson: Eternal Presence, November, 2012 – March, 2013