Lot 312
  • 312

Sir Jacob Epstein

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Description

  • Sir Jacob Epstein
  • Third Portrait of Meum (Mask)
  • bronze with a dark brown patina on a composite base
  • height (excluding base): 28.5cm., 11┬╝in.

Provenance

Pollock Gallery, Toronto, whence acquired by the present owner in the 1960s

Exhibited

London, National Portrait Society, Annual Exhibition, February - April 1919, no.1026 (wax study exhibited);
London, Leicester Galleries, Recent Sculpture by Jacob Epstein, February 1920, no.12 (another cast);
New York, Ferargil Gallery, Sculpture by Jacob Epstein, November - December 1927, no.5 (another cast).

Literature

B. Van Dieren, Epstein, 1920, pl.XLVIII (another cast);
H.Wellington, Jacob Epstein, 1925, p.23, pl.12 (another cast);
A.Haskell, The Sculptor Speaks, Jacob Epstein to Arnold Haskell, A Series of Conversations on Art, 1931, p.175;
J.Epstein, Let there be Sculpture, 1940, p.105;
R.D.Black, The Art of Jacob Epstein, New York and Cleveland, 1942, no.64, pl.92 (another cast);
R.Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, 1963, p.94, pl.145 (another cast);
E.P. and B.A. Schinman (ed.), Jacob Epstein: A Catalogue of the Collection of Edward P. Schinman, 1970, p.68, illustrated (another cast);
E.Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, no.89, pp.142 and 143, illustrated (another cast).

Catalogue Note

Conceived in 1918.