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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

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

    Large Dog

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    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
    Large Dog
    bronze with a light brown patina
    44 in. (111.8 cm.) long
    Conceived in 1986.
    This work is 1 in an edition of 6.

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    Throughout her career Frink made representations of animals and birds. Her approach to dogs, like all her animals, avoids sentimentality. Not allied to one particular breed they are an essence of canine characteristics; alert, expectant and fiercely loyal.

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    with Beaux Arts Gallery, London.

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    Please note that this work is signed and numbered '6/6/Frink' (on the back left foot).


    E. Lucie-Smith, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture since 1984 and Drawings, London, 1994, p. 186, no. SC23, another cast illustrated.