26 September 2002
Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
bronze with green patina
Height: 23 in. (57.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1934; this bronze version cast at a later date
Acquired from the artist by the present owner.
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R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein, Sculptor, New York, 1963, p. 330 (another cast illustrated, p. 331).
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Jacob Epstein, Cranbury, New Jersey, 1986, p. 178, no. 251 (another cast illustrated).
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