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

Religious Head

Details
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)
Religious Head
inscribed 'Z M /V/P K' (on the reverse)
bronze with a light brown patina
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
Conceived in marble circa 1913 and cast in bronze in 1965 in an edition of nine.
Literature
H.S. Ede, A Life of Gaudier-Brzeska, London, 1930, p. 205, another cast illustrated.
R. Cole, Burning to Speak: The Life and Art of Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Oxford, 1978, p. 72, no. 23, another cast illustrated.
E. Silber, Gaudier-Brzeska: Life and Art, London, 1996, p. 255, pl. 16, another cast illustrated.

Lot Essay

There is another cast of this sculpture in the collection of Tate Gallery, London.
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