London, South Kensington
30 June 2005
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
First Portrait of Isobel, Head
bronze with a light brown patina
13 in. (33 cm.) high, excluding base
Conceived in 1932
Fairfax Hall, and by descent to the present owner.
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R. Black, The Art of Jacob Epstein, New York, 1942, p. 239, no. 176 (another cast illustrated)
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, no. 221.
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