8 June 2007
Lynn Chadwick, R.A. (1914-2003)
Lion of Juda II
signed, dated and numbered 'CHADWICK/71 641 2/6' (on the underside) and signed with an initial 'C' (on the underside)
bronze with a dark brown patina
17 in. (43.2 cm.) long
Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner.
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D. Farr and E. Chadwick, Lynn Chadwick Sculptor, Aldershot, 2006, p. 641, no. 282, another cast illustrated.
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Decorative and dangerous, the most impressive group of courtly quality weapons to come to auction in well over a generation
This month, Christie’s offers one of the American artist’s large-scale works. In October, she will tackle the monumental proportions of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall