KENNETH ARMITAGE, R.A. (1916-2002)
KENNETH ARMITAGE, R.A. (1916-2002)
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KENNETH ARMITAGE, R.A. (1916-2002)

Sprawling Woman (small version)

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KENNETH ARMITAGE, R.A. (1916-2002)
Armitage, K.
Sprawling Woman (small version)
signed with initials, numbered and inscribed with foundry mark 'KA/69/ 8/9' (on the underside)
bronze with a dark brown patina
25 ¾ in. (65.4 cm.) long
Conceived in 1957 and cast by Susse Fondeur, Paris.
Provenance
Ivan Remnitz, Caracas.
His sale; Leland Little Auctions, Hillsborough, 19 May 2022, lot 2107, where purchased by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Kenneth Armitage; Lynn Chadwick, Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1960, n.p., no. 14, another cast illustrated.
N. Lynton, Kenneth Armitage, London, 1962, n.p., another cast illustrated.
T. Woollcombe (ed.), Kenneth Armitage: Life and Work, London, 1997, p. 144, no. KA80.
J. Scott, The Sculpture of Kenneth Armitage, London, 2016, p. 114, no. 77, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
Leeds, City Art Gallery, Modern Sculpture, October - November 1958, no. 4, another cast exhibited.
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Kenneth Armitage, July - August 1959, no. 41, another cast exhibited.
Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Kenneth Armitage; Lynn Chadwick, April - May 1960, no. 14, another cast exhibited.
Further details
We are very grateful to James Scott for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.

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