8 November 2005
(2) Lynn Chadwick (British, 1914-2003)
Two sitting figures
each: signed with initial, and numbered 'C E/7 5/8' (on the reverse)
partly polished bronze with a black patina
each: 17 cm. high
Conceived in 1975 and cast in an edition of 8. (2)
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D. Farr and E. Chadwick, Lynn Chadwick, sculptor, Oxford 1990, p. 248, no. 617S (another cast ill. as: Five sitting figures)
Two sitting figures used to be part of the series Five sitting figures.
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