26 May 2011
Robert Adams (1917-1984)
Slim bronze/Hatchet form
signed with an initial, numbered and dated 'A 71 5/6' (lower left), numbered again '5/6' (on the underside of the base)
bronze with a polished gold patina on a slate base
17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm.) long
Cast in an edition of 6 + 0.
This work is recorded as Opus 328.
with Gimpel Fils, New York, where purchased by the present owner's father in the 1970s.
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A. Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, London, 1992, pp. 230-231, no. 593, drawing illustrated.
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