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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 10

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

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    Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
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    signed and numbered 'Frink /3' (on the base), stamped with foundry mark 'MERIDIAN LONDON BRONZE' (on the base)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    79½ in. (202 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1965.


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    Provenance

    The Crown Estate, London, from whom purchased by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the further provenance for this work:

    Acquired by the Crown Estate direct from the artist in May 1985.


    Literature

    B. Robertson, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture Catalogue Raisonné, Salisbury, 1984, p. 164, no. 121, another cast illustrated, detail.