London, South Kensington
17 March 2016
Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
numbered '7/9' (at the back of the base)
bronze with a dark brown patina
16 ½ in. (42 cm.) long
with Christopher Hull Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner in the late 1980s.
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C.P. Snow, Michael Ayrton Drawings and Sculpture, London, 1962, p. 28, no. 6, original wax illustrated.
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