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

Rabindranath Tagore

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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Rabindranath Tagore
signed 'Epstein' (on the edge of the sitter's right shoulder)
bronze with a green patina on a wooden base
19½ in. (49.6 cm.) high, excluding wooden base
Conceived in 1926.
Provenance
Purchased by the present owner at the 1962 exhibition.
Literature
J. Epstein, Let there be Sculpture, London, 1940, p. 111-12.
Exhibition catalogue, Epstein, London, Tate Gallery, 1952, no. 25, pl. 16, another cast illustrated, pages not numbered.
R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, p. 225, no. 224, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, The works of Sir Jacob Epstein, New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1967, p. 74, another cast illustrated. E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1987, p. 160, no. 172, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Grosvenor Gallery, Jacob Epstein, June - July 1962, catalogue not traced.
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