View 1 of Lot 368. HEAD III.
View 1 of Lot 368. HEAD III.
368

GEOFFREY CLARKE, R.A.

HEAD III

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

A Sense of Form: Property from a Private British Collection

GEOFFREY CLARKE, R.A.

GEOFFREY CLARKE, R.A.

HEAD III

HEAD III

Estimate:

6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot sold:

8,190

GBP

A Sense of Form: Property from a Private British Collection


GEOFFREY CLARKE, R.A.

1924 - 2014

HEAD III


signed GC, dated '51/4 and numbered 16 (on the underside of the base)

iron on aluminum base

width: 29cm.; 11½in.

height (including base): 13.5cm.; 5¼in.

Conceived in 1951, the present work is unique.

Acquired directly from the Artist by Dr Jeffrey Sherwin

His sale, Christie's, London, Outside In: The Dr. Jeffrey Sherwin Collection, 21 November 2019, lot 12, where acquired by the present owner

Jeffrey Sherwin, Silvano Levy and Tanja Pirsig-Marshall (ed.), British Surrealism in Context: A Collector's Eye, Leeds Museums & Galleries, 2009, illustrated p. 135

Jeffrey Sherwin, From France to England, British Surrealism Opened Up, Northern Artists Gallery Ltd, Bradford, 2014, illustrated p. 130 

Judith LeGrove (intro.), Geoffrey Clarke, Sculptor: Catalogue Raisonné, Lund Humphries, London, 2017, no. S38, illustrated p. 29

London, Redfern Gallery, Geoffrey Clark: Recent Sculptures, 1965, no. 51, n.p.

London, Taranman Gallery, Geoffrey Clarke: Early Engraved Work and Iron Sculpture, 9 June - 15 July 1976, no. 31, illustrated in the catalogue n.p.