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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

    Yehudi Menuhin

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
    Yehudi Menuhin
    signed 'Epstein' (on the back of the neck)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) high, excluding composite base
    Conceived in 1943.


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    Literature

    R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, p. 285, pl. 438, another cast illustrated.
    E. and B. Schinman (ed.), Jacob Epstein. A Catalogue of the Collection of Edward P. Schinman, Cranbury, 1970, p. 96, another cast illustrated.
    E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 192, no. 337, another cast illustrated.