Lot 6
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Sir Jacob Epstein

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3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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Description

  • Sir Jacob Epstein
  • betty may (head)
  • bronze with dark brown patina
  • height: 33cm.; 13in.; width: 18cm.; 7in.; breadth: 24cm.; 9½in.

Exhibited

London, Leicester Galleries, Recent Sculpture by Jacob Epstein, February 1920, cat. no.291 (another cast).

Literature

Arnold Haskell, The Sculptor Speaks, Jacob Epstein to Arnold Haskell. A series of conversations on Art, Heinemann, 1931, p.178;
Robert Black, The Art of Jacob Epstein, World Publishing Company, New York and Cleveland, 1942, cat. no.87, p.233;
Richard Buckle, Jacob Epstein Sculptor, Faber & Faber, 1963, pl.150, pp.96-9;
Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Phaidon, 1986, cat. no.105, p.146, illustrated.

Catalogue Note

Executed in 1919.
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