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    Sale 5904

    Christie's Interiors

    31 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 522

    Harold Gilman (1876-1919)

    Still life with stone head by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

    Price Realised  

    Harold Gilman (1876-1919)
    Still life with stone head by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
    signed 'H Gilman' (lower right)
    pencil and ink
    5¾ x 7½ in. (14.6 x 19.1 cm.)


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    The sculpted head by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915), seen on the left side of the composition, was cast in stone composite in an edition of twelve in 1912. One of these casts was offered in these Rooms in the sale of 20th Century British Art, 24 November 2001, lot 109 for 5500 pounds.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 4 March 1988, lot 148, where purchased by the present owner.