• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

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

    Small figure with goggles

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
    Small figure with goggles
    signed and numbered 'Frink 3/6' (on the base) and numbered again '3/7' (on the base)
    bronze with a dark brown patina and polished goggles
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1967 and cast in an edition of 6.


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    Provenance

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


    Literature

    B. Robertson, Elisabeth Frink Catalogue Raisonné, Salisbury, 1984, pp. 172-173, no. 170, another cast illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Academy, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture and drawings 1952-1984, February - March 1985, no. 56, another cast exhibited.