4 June 1999
Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A (1930-1993)
Horse and Rider
signed and dated 'Frink 50' (lower right)
pen, black ink and wash
21 x 15 in. (55.2 x 38.1 cm.)
Purchased by the present owner at the 1989 exhibition.
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London, New Grafton Gallery, October 1989, no.41.
A working drawing for Horse and Rider, the artist's first cast bronze, conceived in 1950 and cast in an edition of three. This piece convinced Bernard Meadows that Frink was the most brilliant student that he had encountered.
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