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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 138

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

    Third Portrait of Deirdre (leaning forward)

    Price Realised  

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
    Third Portrait of Deirdre (leaning forward)
    signed 'Epstein' (on the back)
    bronze with a green patina
    16 in. (40.7 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1942.


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 31 October 1996, lot 304, where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, p. 275, pl. 423, another cast illustrated.
    E.P. Schinman and B.A. Schinman (eds.), Jacob Epstein, A Catalogue of the Collection of Edward P. Schinman, Cranbury, 1970, p. 96, another cast illustrated.
    E. Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Oxford, 1986, pp. 190-91, no. 325, another cast illustrated.