Richard Becker, NSS

Artworks


Bust of Vivian Vance

Commissioned by the Emmys Hall of Fame
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Bronze Bust of Vivian Vance

Commissioned by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Hall of Fame Sculpture Courtyard
No. Hollywoood, California
68 H
Bronze on composite base.

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Vivian Vance played Ethel in the iconic television show "I Love Lucy." She is depicted wearing the dress from the episode "Lucy Becomes a Sculptress." (see video below).

Vivian's bust is on display at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences courtyard in Hollywood, California. © A.T.A.S. Used with permission.


Here is a video of the final sculpting edits on Vivian Vance's bust for Emmys Hall of Fame.
The end of the clip of has some I Love Lucy scenes from "Lucy Becomes a Sculptress," where Lucy asks Ethel (Vivian) to model for a sculpture bust. © CBS.
I came upon this scene while working on this sculpture. It was surreal.

I put Vivian in the same dress she wore sitting for sculptress Lucy.
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Various images of Vivian.