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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

Study for Resurrection

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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Study for Resurrection
bronze with a brown and green patina
22 in. (55.9 cm.) high
Conceived in 1941.
To be sold with the original receipt from the Leicester Galleries, London, dated June 1960.
Provenance
Purchased by the present owners from the 1960 exhibition.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Epstein Memorial Exhibition, London, Tate Gallery, 1961, pl. XVI.
R. Wraight, 'Did Epstein miss the bus?', Tatler, 22 November 1961, p. 566, illustrated.
R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, p. 272, pls. 410-1, another cast illustrated.
E. and B. Schinman (ed.), Jacob Epstein. A Catalogue of the Collection of Edward P. Schinman, Cranbury, 1970, p. 99, another cast illustrated.
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 189, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Leicester Galleries, Fifty Years of Bronzes and Drawings by Sir Jacob Epstein, June - July 1960, no. 37.
Edinburgh, Waverley Market, Epstein Memorial Exhibition, August - September 1961, no. 183.
London, Arts Council, Tate Gallery, Epstein Memorial Exhibition, November - December 1961, no. 48.
Llandaff, Arts Council of Great Britain Welsh Committee, The Prebendal House, Epstein, June 1962, no. 12: this exhibition travelled to Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, June - July 1962; and Haverfordwest, St Mary's Hall, July - August 1962.
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Lot Essay

The sitter is the Polish model, Pola Givenchy (see E. Silber, loc. cit.).
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