London, South Kensington
17 March 2016
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTOR
Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
Daedalus at Cumae
bronze with a dark brown patina
21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) high
Conceived in 1961 and cast in an edition of six.
with Bruton Gallery, Somerset, where purchased by the present owner's father, January 1977.
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C.P. Snow, Michael Ayrton Drawings and Sculpture, London, 1962, pl. 116, another cast illustrated.
P. Cannon-Brookes, Michael Ayrton, an Illustrated Commentary, Birmingham, 1978, p. 89, no. 154, another cast illustrated.
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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