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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

Chia Pi

Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Chia Pi
bronze with a dark brown patina
20½ in. (52.1 cm.) high
Conceived in 1941.
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 189, no. 319, another cast illustrated.
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Lot Essay

Chia Pi, meaning 'precious flower', was the wife of a Chinese diplomat who had been dispelled from his position under the changing political regime.

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