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Sir Jacob Epstein
MAQUETTE FOR CHRIST IN MAJESTY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
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159
Sir Jacob Epstein
MAQUETTE FOR CHRIST IN MAJESTY
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century British Art

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Sir Jacob Epstein
1880-1959
MAQUETTE FOR CHRIST IN MAJESTY
lead
length: 64cm.; 25¼in.
Conceived in 1953, the present work is a maquette for Christ in Majesty, which is in the Llandaff Cathedral, Wales.
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Provenance

Acquired by the present owners in the 1960s

Exhibited

London, Leicester Galleries, New Year, 1958, cat. no.116 (another cast);
London, Leicester Galleries, Fifty Years of Bronzes and Drawings by Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), June-July 1960, cat. no.53 (another cast);
Leeds, Leeds City Art Gallery, Jacob Epstein: Sculpture and Drawings, 16th April - 21st June 1987, cat. no.174, illustrated p.270 (another cast), with tour to London, Whitechapel Art Gallery.

Literature

Richard Buckle, Jacob Epstein: Sculptor, Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1963, illustrated pl.573 (another cast);
Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein with a Complete Catalogue, Phaidon, Oxford, 1986, cat. no.474, illustrated p. 217 (another cast).

20th Century British Art

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