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Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)
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Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)

Mermaid

Details
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)
Mermaid
bronze with a brown green patina
11 in. (27.9 cm.) long
Carved in marble in 1913, and cast in bronze in an edition of 9 by Fiorini on behalf of H.S. (Jim) Ede.
Provenance
H.S. (Jim) Ede.
Ivor Braka, from whom purchased by the present owner.
Literature
H.S. Ede, A Life of Gaudier-Brzeska, London, 1930, p. 206, marble illustrated.
M. Levy, Gaudier-Brzeska: Drawings and Sculpture, London, 1965, p. 29, no. 77, marble illustrated.
S. Bann, exhibition catalogue, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, 1891-1915: sculpture and drawings, New York, Gruenebaum Gallery, 1977, p. 27, no. 11, illustrated.
R. Cole, Burning to Speak: The Life and Art of Gaudier-Brzeska, Oxford, 1978, pp. 82-83, no. 33, marble illustrated.
J. Lewison (ed.), Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Sculptor 1891-1915, Cambridge, 1983, p. 40, no. 26, another cast illustrated.
E. Silber, Gaudier-Brzeska Life and Art, London, 1996, p. 263, no. 55, pls. 63, 64, marble illustrated.
Exhibited
London, J. and E. Bumpus, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, April - May 1931, no. 34, another cast exhibited.
London, Zwemmer Gallery, Gaudier-Brzeska: pen and ink drawings, 1936, no. 3, another cast exhibited.
New York, Gruenebaum Gallery, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, 1891-1915: sculpture and drawings, September - October 1977, no. 11.
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