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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 150

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


    Price Realised  


    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
    stamped 'GREAT ORMOND STREET/CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL/1993 CHARITY EDITION 6/6' (on the underside), stamped with the foundry mark (on the back)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    11¾ in. (30 cm.) high

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    Dog or Dog (Childhood) as it is sometimes referred to, was originally conceived in 1992 in an edition of fifty and was sold in aid of the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London. The present bronze is one of a charity edition of six, cast the following year.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is signed 'Frink' (on the outside of the back left leg)


    E. Lucie-Smith, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture since 1984 and Drawings, London, 1994, p. 191, no. SC73, another cast illustrated.