A Sense of Form: Property from a Private British Collection
1912 - 1993
signed D.A.M., titled, dated 60 and numbered 2/3 (on underside of the base)
height (excluding base): 114cm.; 45in.
width: 18cm.; 11in.
Conceived in 1960 and cast in 1992, the present work is number 2 from the edition of 3.
We are grateful to the Estate of the Artist for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.
Sculpture appears sound. The work appears in excellent overall condition.
Some light handling marks and a few soft scuff marks. Some specks of surface matter and one or two possible spots of pitting. Light surface dirt in places.
The sculpture is attached to the Artist's slate base with one screw. It is slightly loose on the base.
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Flowers East Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owner in October 2013
New York, Bianchini Gallery, 1963 (details untraced, another cast)
Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery and Museum, Festival Exhibition of Sculpture by Denis Mitchell, 6 October - 3 November 1979, no. 3, illustrated in the catalogue n.p. (another cast)
London, Flowers East Gallery, Denis Mitchell, 1993, no. 29 (another cast)
Cambridge, Kettle's Yard, Denis Mitchell, Sculptor: 1912-93, 8 May - 4 July 1993, un-numbered exhibition (another cast)
St Ives, Tate, Denis Mitchell: Ascending Forms, 22 January - 2 May 2005, illustrated in the catalogue p. 4 (another cast)