DAME ELISABETH FRINK, R.A. | WARRIOR
30,000 - 50,000 GBP
DAME ELISABETH FRINK, R.A.
signed and numbered 5/6 on the base
height: 62cm.; 24½in.
Conceived in 1963, the present work is number 5 from the edition of 6.
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The sculpture appears sound. The surface is uneven in keeping with the Artist's working methods. There is light rubbing to the raised areas including to the top of the head. There are one or two casting imperfections, including to the inner edge of the shield. There appears to be some light surface dirt and casting residue to creviced areas. There are one or two instances of oxidation most evident to the back of the right proper leg. There are a few possible faint scuffs to the forward area of the base. This excepting, the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
The sculpture is freestanding.
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Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired in the 1960s and thence by family descent to the present owner
Edwin Mullins, The Art of Elisabeth Frink, Lund Humphries, London, 1972, cat. no.45, illustrated (another cast);
Bryan Robertson, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture: Catalogue Raisonné, Harpvale Limited, Salisbury, 1984, cat. no.101, illustrated p.159 (another cast);
Annette Ratuszniak (ed.), Elisabeth Frink, Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture 1947-93, Lund Humphries, Farnham, 2013, cat. no.FCR125, illustrated p.87 (another cast).
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture and Drawings 1952-1984, 8th February - 24th March 1985, cat no.25, p.51 (another cast);
Hong Kong, The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture & Drawings, part of Hong Kong Festival, 1989 (another cast);
Washington, DC, The National Museum for Women in the Arts, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture and Drawings 1950-1990, 6th April - 4th July 1990 (another cast).