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Geoffrey Clarke, R.A. (1924-2014)
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Geoffrey Clarke, R.A. (1924-2014)

Maquette for 'The Unknown Political Prisoner'

Details
Geoffrey Clarke, R.A. (1924-2014)
Maquette for 'The Unknown Political Prisoner'
iron and bronze, unique
17 3/8 in. (44 cm.)
Conceived in 1952.
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by Dr Jeffrey Sherwin.
Literature
P. Black, exhibition catalogue, Geoffrey Clarke, Symbols for Man: Sculpture and Graphic Work 1949-94, Ipswich, The Wolsey Art Gallery, 1994, pp. 40-41, illustrated.
S. Levy and T. Pirsig-Marshall (ed.), exhibition catalogue, British Surrealism in Context: A Collectors Eye, Leeds, City Art Gallery, 2009, p. 135, illustrated.
J. Sherwin, From France to England, British Surrealism Opened Up, Bradford, 2014, pp. 5, 130, illustrated.
P. Bielecka, exhibition catalogue, Conjunction: Lynn Chadwick & Geoffrey Clarke, London, Pangolin, 2015, p. 40, illustrated.
J. LeGrove (intro.), Geoffrey Clarke Sculptor: Catalogue Raisonné, London, 2017, p. 35, no. S57, illustrated.
J. LeGrove, Geoffrey Clarke: A Sculptor's Materials, Bristol, 2017, p. 111, no. 4.23, illustrated.
Exhibited
London, New Burlington Galleries, January 1953, no. 14, catalogue not traced.
Ipswich, The Wolsey Art Gallery, Geoffrey Clarke, Symbols for Man: Sculpture and Graphic Work 1949-94, December 1994 – January 1995, no. 34: this exhibition travelled to Coventry, The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, February – March 1995; and Chichester, Pallant House, April – May 1995.
Leeds, City Art Gallery, British Surrealism in Context: A Collectors Eye, July – November 2009, exhibition not numbered.
Wakefield, The Hepworth Wakefield, Sculpting the Line: British Sculptors as Printmakers, September 2014 – September 2015, catalogue not traced.
London, Pangolin, Cojunction: Lynn Chadwick & Geoffrey Clarke, October – November 2015, exhibition not numbered.
Special Notice

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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