Lot 2
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Robert Adams

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Description

  • Robert Adams
  • Growing Forms
  • stamped with initials and dated 1952
  • bronze with red-brown patina
  • height: 26cm.; 10┬╝in.
  • Conceived in 1952-3, the present work is from an edition of 6.

Provenance

Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by the present owner, 28th November 1990

Exhibited

Hull, Ferens Art Gallery, Retrospective Exhibition of Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings, 15th April-7th May 1961, cat. no.16 (another cast), with tour to Newcastle upon Tyne, Hatton Gallery.

Literature

Alastair Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, Lund Humphries, London, 1992, cat. no.165, Opus 8, illustrated p.58 and p.169 (another cast).

Condition

There are a few tiny indentations to the rounded base of the work, and to one or two other places across the work, which are tiny casting flaws, and are therefore inherent to the work. Generally, the sculpture is in good overall condition. Please telephone the department on 020 7293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present work.
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