22 May 1998
Louis le Brocquy, H.R.H.A. (b.1916)
Reconstructed Head of a Child
inscribed 'RECONSTRUCTED HEAD OF A CHILD/234' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
39½ x 39½ in. (100.3 x 100.3 cm.)
Painted in 1968
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London, Gimpel Fils, Louis le Brocquy Recent Paintings, October 1968, no.42 (illustrated): this exhibition travelled to Zurich, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, January-February 1969.
One of a highly evocative series including 'Reconstructed Head of a Man' (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.).
This work is recorded in the artist's archive as Opus 234.
This work has been incorrectly illustrated in the catalogue and the image should be rotated 45 degrees to the right.
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