Rare Guy Vidal brooch. This brooch has a biomorphic design, highly sculptural and textural set with 3 bronze spheres. This piece reminds me of mushrooms growing out of a piece of wood. A sensational piece, by one of the best Canadian sculptors.
Vidal is a true master at sculptural pieces of wearable art, his work contains depth, texture and stunning stylized design. Often regarded as the best of the Canadian Modernist of the 1960-70's due to his unique and highly stylized designs. A true work of wearable Modernist Art.
Measures approx. 2" in diameter Hallmarked "GV" logo, this dates the piece to his earlier period of 1966-70. Good Vintage condition with dark original patina and wear appropriate to age. The pin is straight and the plating is good.