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    Sale 5962

    The Vincent Ferguson Collection

    8 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    Rowan Gillespie (b. 1953)

    W.B. Yeats

    Price Realised  


    Rowan Gillespie (b. 1953)
    W.B. Yeats
    signed, inscribed and dated 'ROWAN 1986 UNIQUE' (on the side), signed and inscribed again 'Tourist Attraction/Rowan Gillespie' (on the underside of the base)
    bronze with a light brown patina
    13½ in. (34.2 cm.) high, excluding base
    This work is unique.

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    The present work is the original study for Gillespie's large sculpture of W.B. Yeats.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the estimate on this work has been reduced to 2,000-3,000 and the correct title is 'The Hat', and not as stated in the catalogue.