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    Sale 5962

    The Vincent Ferguson Collection

    8 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 240

    James McKenna (1933-2000)


    Price Realised  


    James McKenna (1933-2000)
    bronze with brown patina on a slate base
    21½ in. (54.6 cm.) wide

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    McKenna was instrumental in the foundation of both The Sculptor's Society of Ireland and the Independent Artists Group. He achieved distinction in the arts as a sculptor and a playwright. Sculpture commissions include Female Figure and Tree, Central Bank, Sandyford, Co. Dublin (1979), and Limestone monument, College of Technology, Plassey, Limerick; Bronze equestrian group, Trim; The Gerard Manley Hopkins monument, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.

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