Lot 124
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Reg Butler

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1,000 - 2,000 GBP
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Description

  • Reg Butler
  • Fetish
  • stamped with monogram and numbered 2/8
  • bronze
  • height: 13.5cm.; 5¼in.
  • Conceived in 1959, the present work is number 2 from the edition of 8.
Conceived in 1959, the present work is number 2 from the edition of 8.

Provenance

Acquired directly from the Artist by Pierre Matisse

Exhibited

London, Hanover Gallery, Reg Butler: Sculpture, June - July 1960, cat. no.18 (another cast);
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Reg Butler: Recent Sculpture: 1959-1962, 30th October - 17th November 1962, cat. no.20 (another cast).

Literature

Robert Melville, 'In Connection with the Sculpture of Reg Butler', Motif, no.6, 1961, pp.27-39 (another cast);
Margaret Garlake, The Sculpture of Reg Butler, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, Ashgate, 2006, cat. no.204, illustrated p.157 (another cast).
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