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BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009)
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009)
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BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009)

Hare on Globe Form

Details
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009)
Hare on Globe Form
signed with monogram (on the reverse of the globe form), signed with monogram again, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '3/12' (on the base)
bronze with a black and green patina
14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high
Conceived and cast in 1993 by AB Fine Art Foundry, London.
Provenance
with Waddington Galleries, London.
Private collection, London.
A gift from Leslie Waddington to Clodagh Waddington.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Works on Paper and Sculpture, London, Waddington Galleries, 1993, p. 19, no. 8, another cast illustrated.
R. McNeff, With Barry Flanagan: Travels through Time and Spain, Dublin, 2012, p. 77, illustrated.
C. Preston (ed.), Barry Flanagan, London, 2017, p. 283, no. 82, another cast illustrated.
J. Melvin, exhibition catalogue, The Hare is Metaphor, New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2018.
D. Semin, exhibition catalogue, Barry Flanagan: Solutions Imaginaires, Paris, Galerie Lelong, 2019, p. 90, exhibition not numbered, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Waddington Galleries, Works on Paper and Sculpture, September - October 1993, no. 8, another cast exhibited.
Paris, Galerie Lelong, Barry Flanagan: Solutions Imaginaires, March - May 2019, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

‘Nothing is more free, vital, spontaneous and alive - from Aesop’s hare outrun by the tortoise to Bugs Bunny - than a capering hare. In France and most of Central Europe, it is the hare that lays eggs at Easter and so promises renewal. In fact, Flanagan’s hares do not carry much of this historic symbolic freight; they simply frolic freely and expressively. They don’t symbolise life, they live it’ (Paul Levy, quoted in exhibition catalogue, Barry Flanagan: Linear Sculptures in Bronze and Stone Carvings, London, Waddington Galleries, 2004).

We are very grateful to the Barry Flanagan estate for their assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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