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

Madonna (Sunita)

Details
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Madonna (Sunita)
bronze with a brown patina
18 7/8 in. (48.2 cm.) high
Conceived in 1926-7.
Provenance
Acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner, and by descent.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Epstein, London, Arts Council, 1961, no. 29, pl. XIV, another cast illustrated, pages not numbered.
Exhibition catalogue, The works of Sir Jacob Epstein, New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1967, p. 76, another cast illustrated. E. Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 161, no. 176, another cast illustrated.
S. Gardiner, Epstein, London, 1992, p. 261-3, another cast illustrated.
Special notice

VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium

Lot Essay

For information on Sunita see the notes to lots 29 and 122, 18 June 2008, Simon Sainsbury - The Creation of an English Arcadia.
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