• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 152

    Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, R.A. (1924-2005)

    Study for standing sculpture

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, R.A. (1924-2005)
    Study for standing sculpture
    signed 'Eduardo Paolozzi' (lower right) and dated 'April 1949' (lower left)
    ink, watercolour, crayon and pastel
    8 3/8 x 9½ in. (21.3 x 24.1 cm.)


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    This drawing has elements relating to two sculptures entitled Growth and Icarus which were conceived by Paolozzi in 1949.

    R.S.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 18 July 1984, lot 429.
    with Phipps & Co., Malvern, where purchased by the present owner, 1989.