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Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)

Minotaur Erect

Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
Minotaur Erect
signed and numbered indistinctly 'Michael Ayrton/12/12' (on the right foot)
bronze with a dark brown patina
24 in. (61.5 cm.) high, excluding wooden base
Conceived in 1975.
Acquired by the present owner from the artist's estate.
P. Cannon-Brookes, Michael Ayrton An Illustrated Commentary, Birmingham, 1978, p. 94, no. 164, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Michael Ayrton Recurring Themes and Images, Holmfirth, Bruton Gallery, 1981, p. 36, no. 52, another cast illustrated.
J. Hopkins, Michael Ayrton A Biography, London, 1994, pp. 393, 413, another cast illustrated.
Holmfirth, Bruton Gallery, Michael Ayrton Recurring Themes and Images, March - May 1981, no. 52, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Penarth, Turner House, May - June 1981; and Bristol, Pelter Sands Gallery, July - August 1981.

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