• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

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

    Horizontal birdman III

    Price Realised  

    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
    Horizontal birdman III
    signed and numbered 'Frink/4/8' (on the underside)
    bronze with a dark brown patina on slate base
    13½ in. (34 cm.) long
    Conceived in 1964.
    To be sold with the original receipt.


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    Provenance

    with Waddington Galleries, London, where purchased by the present owner in July 1964.


    Literature

    E. Mullins (intro.), The Art of Elisabeth Frink, London, 1972, pl. 60, another cast illustrated.
    B. Robertson, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné, Salisbury, 1984, p. 160, no. 106, another cast illustrated.