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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 139

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

    First Portrait of Kitty (with curls)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
    First Portrait of Kitty (with curls)
    bronze with a gold patina
    14 in. (35.5 cm.) high, excluding the base
    Conceived in 1944.


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    Provenance

    J. Epstein, 1954; Dr M. Evans.


    Literature

    R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, pp. 297-98, pls. 456-58, 637, another cast illustrated.
    E. Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 195, no. 356, plaster cast illustrated.