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Barry Flanagan
BABY ELEPHANT
3
Barry Flanagan
BABY ELEPHANT

Details & Cataloguing

Barry Flanagan: A Selling Exhibition

Hong Kong

Barry Flanagan
1941 - 2009
BABY ELEPHANT
incised with the artist’s monogram, date '84 and number 3/7 and stamped with Tallix and Pictrasanta foundry marks on back left leg; incised with the artist's monogram, date '84 and number 3/7 and stamped with Tallix and Pictrasanta foundry marks on the base
bronze
68 ¾ by 41 by 24 ½ in. 174.6 by 104.1 by 62.2 cm
Executed in 1984, this work is number 3 from an edition of 7, plus 2 artist’s casts.
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Provenance

Waddington Galleries, London (acquired directly from the artist)

Pace Gallery, New York

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (acquired from the above in 1986)

Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago

Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Barry Flanagan: New Sculpture, February - March 1985 (edition no. unknown)

London, Waddington Galleries, Barry Flanagan, May - June 1985, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown)

Tokyo, Fuji Television Gallery, Barry Flanagan, October - November 1985, no. 9, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown)

Tokyo, Setagaya Art Museum; Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Naivety in Art, June - August 1986, no. II-b-5, p. 188, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown) 

Newcastle upon Tyne, Laing Art Gallery, Barry Flanagan - A Visual Invitation, Sculpture 1967-1987, June - August 1987, no. 51, p. 51, illustrated (edition no. unknown) 

Belgrade, Museum of Contemporary Art; Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb; Ljubljana, Museum of Modern Art, Barry Flanagan - A Visual Invitation, Sculpture 1967-1987, October 1987 - February 1988, no. 37, p. 123, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown) 

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum; Washington D.C., Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, British Sculpture Since 1965: Cragg, Deacon, Flanagan, Long, Nash, Woodrow, January 1987 - February 1988, no. 27, p. 109, 177 and 160, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown) 

London, Waddington Galleries, Sculpture, April - May 1992, no. 52, n.p., illustrated in color (the present work)

Montreal, Landau Fine Art, Barry Flanagan, October - December 1992, p.13, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown) 

Literature

Juan Muñoz and Lewis Biggs, Between the Object and the Image: Contemporary British Sculpture, Madrid 1986, pp. 89-90, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown)

Fuji Television Gallery, Barry Flanagan, Tokyo, 1991, illustrated (edition no. unknown)

Barry Flanagan: A Selling Exhibition

Hong Kong