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    Sale 7637

    20th Century British Art

    12 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 149

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

    Soldier's Head IV

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
    Soldier's Head IV
    signed and numbered 'Frink 5/6' (on the back)
    bronze with a light brown patina
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1965.


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    Frink's Soldier's Head series of 1965 was concerned with the brutality of war. At the time she was married to Ted Pool whose severe war wounds were a constant reminder.

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    Literature

    B. Robertson, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné, Salisbury, 1984, pp. 162-3, no. 120, another cast illustrated.
    Exhibition catalogue, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture and Drawings 1950-1990, Washington D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1990, p. 64.


    Exhibited

    Washington D.C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture and Drawings 1950-1990, 1990, not numbered.