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    Sale 5931

    THE SUNDAY SALE

    31 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 158 A

    ERNST EISENMAYER (BRITISH, B.1920)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ERNST EISENMAYER (BRITISH, B.1920)
    Seated Couple
    welded steel
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide


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    Ernst Eisenmayer was born in Vienna, Austria in 1920 and moved to London in 1939 after escaping Dachau concentration camp with the aid of the Oxford Professor J.L. Brierley. Eisenmayer became a student at the Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts. A pupil of Victor Pasmore (1908-1998), Eisenmayer exhibited at both the Leicester Galleries and Marjorie Parr Gallery, and between the years 1964 and 1972 he held a series of solo exhibitions at the Mercury Gallery, from which the Burton family purchased the present lot in 1966 (see D. Buckman, Artists in Britain since 1945, Bristol, 2006, p. 466.).

    Provenance

    Purchased by the present owner at the 1966 exhibition.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this is an additional lot.
    A sculpture by ERNST EISENMAYER (BRITISH, B.1920)
    Seated Couple
    welded steel
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) wide
    Provenance
    Purchased by the present owner at the 1966 exhibition.
    Exhibited
    London, Mercury Gallery Ernst Eisenmayer, 1966.

    Estimate £300-500.


    Exhibited

    London, Mercury Gallery Ernst Eisenmayer, 1966.