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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 531

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF 'LINOS'

    CAST FROM THE MODEL BY EDWARD ONSLOW FORD (1852-1901), LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE FIGURE OF 'LINOS'
    CAST FROM THE MODEL BY EDWARD ONSLOW FORD (1852-1901), LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The separately cast base inscribed E. Onslow Ford
    78 cm. high


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    The full-size bronze version of Onslow Ford's Linos, was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1884. Altough the sculptor had made his debut in 1875, it was the current work which signalled the beginning of his career as one of the foremost artists of the New Sculpture movement.

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