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Sculpture By Albert Wein: Family Group (metropolitan Life Competition) At Childs Gallery

Albert Wein

American (1915-1991)

Family Group (Metropolitan Life Competition), 1938
Painted Plaster
27×1138IN.CM

Plaster cast prior to an edition of 12 in bronze. Signed on sculpture base: “WEIN”. Mounted on wooden base.

In the late 1930s Wein was a young artist working for the Works Progress Administration. In 1938 he modeled Family Group for a competition for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Wein’s design received honorable mention out of a field of 257 entries.

Signature: On base