WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
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WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot sold:43,750GBP
(5 bids, reserve met)

Description

WILLIAM TURNBULL

1922-2012

HOOK TORSO


signed with Artist's monogram, dated 80 and numbered 2/9

bronze

height: (excluding base) 25cm.; 9¾in.

height: (including base) 27cm.; 10¾in.

Conceived in 1980 and cast by Galizia in 1982, the present work is number 2 from the edition of 9.


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Condition Report

The sculpture appears sound. The surface is slightly uneven in places, in keeping with the Artist's working methods. There is some light rubbing in places, including along the upper edge. There is a minute casting imperfection above the left proper breast. There are one or two tiny areas of casting residue. This excepting, the work appears in excellent overall condition.


The work is bolted to a wooden base with one screw.


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Provenance

Waddington Galleries, London, where acquired by the father of the present owner in 1982, by whom gifted to the present owner in 1986 

Literature

Amanda A. Davidson, The Sculpture of William Turnbull, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, Aldershot, 2005, p.151, cat. no.198, illustrated (another cast).


Exhibited

London, Waddington Galleries, William Turnbull, March 1981, cat. no.9 (another cast).


Catalogue Note

We are grateful to the Estate of the Artist for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work. 

WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
WILLIAM TURNBULL | HOOK TORSO
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