Lot 310
  • 310

Charles Sargeant Jagger

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
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Description

  • Charles Sargeant Jagger, A.R.A.
  • Britannia
  • signed
  • bronze with dark brown patina, on a wooden base
  • height (excluding base): 49cm.; 19┬╝in.

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition, May 1933, no.1589;
London, The Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, Charles Sargeant Jagger Memorial Exhibition, War and Peace Sculpture, 21 May - 20 June 1935, no.52, for sale at 50 gns, touring to Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Lincoln, Wakefield, Halifax, Dunfermline, Rochdale, Perth, Hull, Doncaster, and Stockport.

Literature

Ann Compton,The Sculpture of Charles Sargeant Jagger, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, Hertfordshire, 2004, no.85, p.129.

Condition

There are some spots of staining to the bottom of the sculpture, visible in the catalogue illustration, otherwise in excellent original condition. Held on a wooden base.
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Catalogue Note

Conceived 1931-33, the present work is a unique cast (1937) of the working model for the monumental Portland stone figure for Thames House, Grosvenor Road.