Lot 126
  • 126

Kenneth Armitage, R.A.

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
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Description

  • Kenneth Armitage, R.A.
  • Square Figure Relief
  • bronze
  • 102.5 by 68.5 by 16cm.; 40¼ by 27 by 6¼in.
  • Conceived in 1954, the present work is from the edition of 3.

Provenance

Acquired by the present owner in Paris in the late 1990s

Exhibited

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, The New Decade, 22 European Painters and Sculptors, 10th May - 7th August 1955, un-numbered exhibition, illustrated (another cast);
New York, Bertha Schaeffer Gallery, Kenneth Armitage, 1956, (another cast);
Venice, British Pavilion, Kenneth Armitage, S.W. Hayter & William Scott 1958, XXIX Venice Biennale, 1958, cat. no.67 (another cast) with tour to Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Kunsthaus, Zurich, and Boymans Museum, Rotterdam;
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Kenneth Armitage, July - August 1959, cat. no.18 (another cast).

Literature

Art News, LIV (Summer 1955), p.39 (another cast);
Tamsyn Woollcombe, Kenneth Armitage, Life and Work, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, London, 1997, cat. no.48 (another cast).

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Tamsyn Woollcombe for her kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

Another cast of the present work is in the collection of Tate, London (acquired 1958).

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