A Sense of Form: Property from a Private British Collection
LYNN CHADWICK, R.A.
1914 - 2003
MAQUETTE III, MOON OF ALABAMA
signed Chadwick, numbered /243/4 and inscribed with the foundry mark Susse/Paris (on the underside)
height: 27cm.; 10½in.
width: 18cm.; 7in.
Conceived in 1957 and cast at Susse Fondeur, Paris, the present work is from the edition of 4.
We are grateful to the Estate of the Artist for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.
The sculpture appears sound. The sculpture appears to be in excellent overall condition.
Some slight rubbing, including to the tips of the tips and protruding ridges. Some areas of oxidation and instances of casting residue throughout with a few spots of pitting, thought to be in line with the casting process. Evidence of light surface dirt to creviced areas.
The work is freestanding.
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New London Gallery, London, where acquired by the previous owner in July 1962
Their sale, Christie's, London, 26 June 2014, lot 118, where acquired by the present owner
Dennis Farr & Eva Chadwick, Lynn Chadwick Sculptor, With a Complete Illustrated Catalogue 1947-2005, Lund Humphries, Farnham and Burlington VT, 2014, no. 243, illustrated p. 156 (another cast)
Gloucester, College of Art Gallery, John Piper, Lynn Chadwick: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, 1 September - 1 October 1960 (another cast)