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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

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    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
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    bronze with a gold and brown patina
    66 in. (167.6 cm.) high, excluding wooden base
    Conceived in 1926 and cast in 1941.


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    Provenance

    Samuels Collection, Liverpool; Sotheby's, London, 16 March 1977, lot 66, where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    J. Epstein, Let there be Sculpture, London, 1940, pp. 133-4, 184, another cast illustrated.
    R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, pp. 145, 153, 174, pls. 220-22, another cast illustrated.
    E. Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 158, no. 162, illustrated.