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Details & Cataloguing

Modern & Post-War British Art

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Robert Adams
1917-1984
FIGURE
carved walnut
height (not including base): 106cm.; 41¾in.
Carved in 1948, the present work is unique.
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Provenance

Keith Chapman Fine Art, London, where acquired by the present owner in 2009

Exhibited

London, Gimpel Fils, Robert Adams, April 1949, cat. no.8;
New York, American Abstract Artists, (British Section)15th Anniversary Invitation Exhibition, March - April 1951 (as Tall Form):
Dublin, Victor Waddington Gallery, Robert Adams, 12th - 22nd May 1954, cat. no.8.

Literature

Alastair Grieve, The Sculpture of Robert Adams, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, London, 1992, cat. no.67, illustrated p.154;
Alastair Grieve, Constructed Art in England After the Second World War: A Neglected Avant-Garde, Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 2005, cat. no.98, illustrated (as Tall Figure, 1948-9).

Modern & Post-War British Art

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