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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
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Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

Sir Winston Churchill

Details
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
Sir Winston Churchill
signed 'Epstein' (on the back of the neck)
bronze with a dark green patina
12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, excluding base
Conceived in 1946.
Provenance
Purchased by the present owner's father circa 1960.
Literature
J. Epstein, Epstein: An Autobiography, London, 1955, p. 230, another cast illustrated.
R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein, Sculptor, London, 1963, p. 302, pls 463 and 464, another cast illustrated.
E.P. Schinman and B.A. Schinman (eds), Jacob Epstein, A Catalogue of the Collection of Edward P. Schinman, Cranbury, 1970, p. 52, another cast illustrated.
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 198, no. 371, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Leicester Galleries, Landscapes by Ethelbert White and New Sculpture by Jacob Epstein, February - March 1947, no. 40, another cast exhibited.
London, Leicester Galleries, Fifty Years of Bronzes and Drawings by Sir Jacob Epstein, June - July 1960, no. 43, another cast exhibited.
Edinburgh, Edinburgh Festival Society, Epstein: Memorial Exhibition, August – September 1961, no. 127, another cast exhibited.
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Epstein Memorial Exhibition, November 1961, no. 53, another cast exhibited.
Rutherford, Fairleigh Dickinson University, The Works of Sir Jacob Epstein From the Collection of Mr Edward P. Schinman, February - April 1967, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited.
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