LYNN CHADWICK, R.A.
signed, indistinctly dated 65 and numbered 486 and 1/4
height: 50.5cm.; 19¾in.
Conceived in 1965 and cast by 1966, the present work is number 1 from the edition of 4.
The sculpture appears sound. There are a small number of tiny casting imperfections, only visible on close inspection. There are also a small number of tiny pits to the surface. There is casting residue in some of the creviced areas. There are one or two faint scratches to the surface. There is some light oxidation in places. This excepting, the work appears to be in excellent overall condition.
The work is freestanding.
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In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 19th May 1966, lot 7, where acquired by Mr and Mrs Donald S. Gilmore, Michigan, by whom gifted to the previous owners in 1967
Their sale, Sotheby's New York, 3rd November 2011, lot 164
Sale, Sotheby's London, 18th November 2014, lot 134, where acquired by the present owner
London, Marlborough New London Gallery, Lynn Chadwick, October - November 1966, un-numbered exhibition (another cast).
Dennis Farr and Eva Chadwick, Lynn Chadwick Sculptor, With A Complete Illustrated Catalogue 1947-2003, Lund Humphries, London, 2014, cat. no.486, p.235 (another cast).
We are grateful to the Estate of Lynn Chadwick for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.