Wimbledon 1973 / $1,250 / Home Page / COLLECTION SERIES MARBLE SCULPTURE By Martin Cooney

COLLECTION SERIES MARBLE SCULPTURE

Carved by MARTIN COONEY 

Wimbledon, 1973 / The Maiden Collection / Colorado Yule Marble

12.5 x 10.5 x 14.75″ /  SN120807A  / 38.4 lbs / $1,250

This Carving is Currently Displayed at the KMJ COONEY GALLERY

Located across from the airport and fronting Highway 82

111 Aspen Airport Business Center, Suite D. Colorado 81611

Also Available For Purchase at UniqueMarbleCompany.com   link

Free Shipping Available to Most Cities within the Continental USA

Wimbledon, 1973, The Maiden Collection, Colorado Yule Marble Sculpture by Martin Cooney

The inspiration for this piece came from the lovely,  nay mesmerizing and extraordinary women tennis players of my youth.  My intention was to capture one of these formidable ladies as she readied herself to pounce and return a blistering serve.   I can see her… Billie Jean,  or Chris Evert,  or perhaps the amazing Yvonne Goolagong;  leaning back ever-so-slightly, right arm raised, crouched, legs splayed, slightly bent at the knees.  Love fifteen! What a return!!

The women tennis players of Wimbledon, circa 1973,  that I watched with awe on our family’s black and white TV set in the early seventies were like no women I had ever encountered in my young little cloistered world. These ladies were incredibly fit, tough and wired to win, and kept us all mesmerized with their phenomenal on court skills.  Perhaps one of Wimbledon 1973’s most endearing features is the way she takes to being moved around – here – there – and everywhere.   And why not?   Moving her is a cinch.   Just pick her 39 pounds up,  hold her close to you, as you would a child of similar weight, and simply walk her to her next spot, perch, or whatever stable surface comes to mind.

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COLLECTION SERIES MARBLE SCULPTURE

Carved by MARTIN COONEY 

Wimbledon, 1973 / The Maiden Collection / Colorado Yule Marble

12.5 x 10.5 x 14.75″ /  SN120807A  / 38.4 lbs / $1,250

This Carving is Currently Displayed at the KMJ COONEY GALLERY

Located across from the airport and fronting Highway 82

111 Aspen Airport Business Center, Suite D. Colorado 81611

Also Available For Purchase at UniqueMarbleCompany.com   link

Free Shipping Available to Most Cities within the Continental USA

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