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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 130

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

    Nude study (Betty Peters)

    Price Realised  

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
    Nude study (Betty Peters)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    30 in. (76.2 cm.) long
    Conceived in 1943-5.


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    Evelyn Silber has stated that, as well as those referenced in her catalogue, there were further nude studies 'exhibited at Leicester Galleries in 1947 but since they were neither reproduced nor described they cannot be identified' (see The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 194).

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