London, South Kensington
11 March 2004
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
bronze with a light brown patina
9¾ (24.7 cm.) high, excluding base
Conceived in 1952.
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R. Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, London, 1963, p. 355.
E. Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, p. 215, no. 459.
This piece was commissioned by the film actor, James Mason of his daughter, Portland. A full head and shoulders version was also modelled.
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