• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)

    Birdman

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
    Birdman
    signed and numbered 'Frink/1/6' (on the base)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    31½ in. (80 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1962.


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    Literature

    E. Mullins (intro.), The Art of Elisabeth Frink, London, 1972, pls. 38, 39, another cast illustrated.
    B. Robertson, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné, Salisbury, 1984, pp. 58, 156-157, no. 93, another cast ilustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Waddington Galleries, Elisabeth Frink, October - November 1972, another cast exhibited.
    Salisbury, Library and Galleries, Elisabeth Frink: sculpture, graphic works, textiles, May - June 1997, no. 17, another cast exhibited.