Ralph Prata (American, Contemporary). Carved concrete abstracted artwork depicting a figure grasping a bouquet of flowers with both hands at the side of his face. Carving in recessed frame. Signed, titled and numbered below carving "80/150, THE DIRT, PRATA". Overall framed 18.4" x 14.4". Carving approximately 10" x 6". Ralph Prata works in upstate New York and has been making concrete carvings in the Adirondack Mountains since the late 1970s. His work has been featured on the cover and in a featured article in The Crafts Report, October 2005. Provenance: From the Collection of Walter and Alice Glenn, Alpharetta, Georgia.