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Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
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Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)

Large Dog

Details
Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993)
Large Dog
bronze with a light brown patina
44 in. (111.8 cm.) long
Conceived in 1986.
This work is 1 in an edition of 6.
Provenance
with Beaux Arts Gallery, London.
Literature
E. Lucie-Smith, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture since 1984 and Drawings, London, 1994, p. 186, no. SC23, another cast illustrated.
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Please note that this work is signed and numbered '6/6/Frink' (on the back left foot).

Lot Essay

Throughout her career Frink made representations of animals and birds. Her approach to dogs, like all her animals, avoids sentimentality. Not allied to one particular breed they are an essence of canine characteristics; alert, expectant and fiercely loyal.

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