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WILLIAM TURNBULL (1922-2012)
WILLIAM TURNBULL (1922-2012)
WILLIAM TURNBULL (1922-2012)
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WILLIAM TURNBULL (1922-2012)

Mask

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WILLIAM TURNBULL (1922-2012)
Mask
signed with monogram, numbered, dated and stamped with foundry mark '6/6 '88' (on the base)
bronze with a green and brown patina
26 ½ in. (67.3 cm.) high
Conceived in 1988 and cast by the Morris Singer Foundry.
Provenance
with Waddington Galleries, London.
with Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin.
Private collection, South Germany.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, The Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy, 1990, p. 17, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, William Turnbull: Recent Sculpture, London, Waddington Galleries, 1991, pp. 16-17, 52, no. 6, another cast illustrated.
A.A. Davidson, The Sculpture of William Turnbull, Much Hadham, 2005, p. 175, no. 260, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
New York, Arnold Herstand & Co., William Turnbull, October - November 1989, another cast exhibited.
Edinburgh, The Royal Scottish Academy, The Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, June - July 1990, another cast exhibited.
London, Waddington Galleries, William Turnbull: Recent Sculpture, September - October 1991, no. 6, another cast exhibited.
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Lot Essay

'The mask is a marvellous example of the attempt to fix that which is maybe most continuously fleeting and mobile - the expression on a face.' (W. Turnbull, 1950, quoted in T. Crosby (ed.), Uppercase 4, London, 1960, n.p.)

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