Lot 56
  • 56

Sir Jacob Epstein

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Description

  • Sir Jacob Epstein
  • First Portrait of Jackie (Bust with Arms)
  • bronze
  • height: 28cm.; 11in.
  • Conceived in 1935.

Provenance

Acquired directly from Lady Epstein, the Artist's Widow in the 1960s, and thence by descent

Exhibited

London, The Leicester Galleries, The Jacob Epstein Exhibition, June 1939, cat. no.4 (as A Babe, another cast).

Literature

Robert Black, The Art of Jacob Epstein, World Publishing Company, New York, 1942, cat. no.213, illustrated p.241 (another cast);
Richard Buckle, Jacob Epstein, Sculptor, Faber & Faber, London, 1963, illustrated p.221, pl.338 (another cast);
Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Phaidon, Oxford, 1986, cat. no.261, illustrated p.180 (another cast). 
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