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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 143

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

    Madonna (Sunita)

    Price Realised  

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
    Madonna (Sunita)
    bronze with a brown patina
    18 7/8 in. (48.2 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1926-7.


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    For information on Sunita see the notes to lots 29 and 122, 18 June 2008, Simon Sainsbury - The Creation of an English Arcadia.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner, and by descent.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Epstein, London, Arts Council, 1961, no. 29, pl. XIV, another cast illustrated, pages not numbered.
    Exhibition catalogue, The works of Sir Jacob Epstein, New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1967, p. 76, another cast illustrated. E. Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 161, no. 176, another cast illustrated.
    S. Gardiner, Epstein, London, 1992, p. 261-3, another cast illustrated.