24 May 2012
Reg Butler (1913-1981)
Study for Girl with a Vest
signed with monogram and numbered '5/8' (on the base)
bronze with a black patina
21 7/8 in. (55.6 cm.) high
Conceived in 1959.
This work is recorded by the artist as RB175.
Purchased by the present owner's father circa 1960.
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M. Garlake, The Sculpture of Reg Butler, Much Hadham, 2006, p. 155, no. 196, another cast illustrated.
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