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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 7

    Robert Adams (1917-1984)

    Divergence

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Adams (1917-1984)
    Divergence
    signed with an initial, dated and numbered 'A 79 1/6' (on the lower edge)
    bronze with a polished patina
    28½ in. (72.4 cm.) high
    The present work is recorded by the artist as Opus 387.
    To be sold with the original receipt.


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    Provenance

    Purchased by the present owner at the 1979 exhibition.


    Literature

    A. Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, London, 1992, pp. 138, 238, no. 656, another cast illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Gimpel Fils, Robert Adams, October - November 1979, no. 20, illustrated.