Medium: Carved wood
Dimensions: 17.5 in high x 16 in wide x 10.5 in deep
Signed: Mario Dal Fabbro 1981
These markings appear in two separate locations on the underside of the sculpture.
One of the more figural of dal Fabbro's oeuvre, this sculpture conjures images of a bird perched on a branch, ready to take flight. In the artist's classic style, however, the carving of this piece reveals the undulating forms, varying densities, and shifting colors of his favorite medium.