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William Turnbull

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Description

  • William Turnbull
  • Blade Venus 1
  • incised with the artist's monogram, numbered and dated '4/6 89' (on the reverse)
  • bronze on a York stone base
  • sculpture: 96 by 21.5 by 2.5 cm. 37 7/8 by 8 1/2 by 1 in. base: 12.5 by 22.5 by 15 cm. 4 7/8 by 8 7/8 by 5 7/8 in.
  • Executed in 1989, this work is number four from an edition of six plus one artist's cast

Provenance

The Artist's Estate, London. 

Exhibited

London, Serpentine Gallery, Bronze Idols and Untitled Paintings, 1995-1996.

London, Waddington Galleries, William Turnbull Sculpture and Paintings, 1998 (illustrated in colour, p. 17).

London, Waddington Galleries, William Turnbull, 2004 (another from the edition exhibited, illustrated in colour, p. 32).

Literature

Amanda A. Davidson, The Sculpture of William Turnbull, Aldershot, 2005 (illustrated, p. 176).
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