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Leon Underwood
THE SOWER
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
46
Leon Underwood
THE SOWER
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

20th Century British Art

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Leon Underwood
1890-1975
THE SOWER
signed and dated 53
bronze with brown patina
height (excluding the wooden base): 45cm.; 17¾in.
Conceived in 1948 and cast in a projected edition of 7.
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Provenance

Sale, Sotheby's London, 4th November 1959, lot 75
Sale, Christie's London, 28th March 1996, lot 245, where acquired by the present owner

Exhibited

London, Beaux Arts Gallery, Leon Underwood, 11th May-24th June 1953, cat. no.28, as ...So Also Shall He Reap (another cast);
London, Zwemmer Gallery, Sculpture and Drawings: Henry Moore, Mariano Marini, Barbara Hepworth, F.E.McWilliam, Epstein, Leon Underwood, 4th-29th June 1957 (another cast);
New York, Kaplan Gallery, An Exhibition of Sculpture by Leon Underwood, opened 2nd March 1961, cat. no.12 (another cast);
New York, Acquavella Gallery, Sculpture by Leon Underwood, 16th October-17th November 1962, cat. no.11 (another cast);
London, Kaplan Gallery, Sculpture by Leon Underwood, 24th April-18th May 1963, cat. no.35 (another cast);
Colchester, Minories, Leon Underwood: A Retrospective Exhibition, 9th August-10th September 1969, cat. no.30 (another cast);
London, Archer Gallery, Leon Underwood, Michael Aram and Georges Brunon, 30th October-29th November 1969, cat. no.64 (another cast).

Literature

Ben Whitworth, The Sculpture of Leon Underwood, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, 2000, cat. no.137, illustrated p.135 (another cast).

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Ben Whitworth for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.

20th Century British Art

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London