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Reg Butler

Tcheekle - The Tower that Grows in the Night

Property from an Important London Private Collection

Reg Butler

Reg Butler

Tcheekle - The Tower that Grows in the Night

Tcheekle - The Tower that Grows in the Night

Property from an Important London Private Collection

Reg Butler

1913 - 1981

Tcheekle - The Tower that Grows in the Night


signed with monogram, numbered 1/8 and stamped with foundry mark (on the base)

bronze

height (including base): 33cm.; 13in.

width: 37cm.; 14½in.; depth: 32cm.; 12½in.

Conceived in 1962, the present work is number 1 from the edition of 8.

The sculpture appears sound. The sculpture appears to be in very good overall condition. Some light rubbing to corners, especially to the upper edge, and some spots of oxidation to the base of the tower. Surface dirt to creviced areas. Held on an integral bronze base.


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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Private Collection, Boston 
Keith Chapman (Modern Sculptors), where acquired by the present owner, March 2006
Margaret Garlake, The Sculpture of Reg Butler, The Henry Moore Foundation and Lund Humphries, Hertfordshire, 2006, no. 218, illustrated p. 160 (another cast)
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Reg Butler: Recent Sculpture: 1959-1962, 30 October - 17 November 1962, no. 33 (probably this cast)
London, Hanover Gallery, Reg Butler Paintings and Drawings, 10 July - 17 November 1962, no. 10 (another cast)
Cambridge, Arts Council, Arts Council Gallery, The Gregory Fellows: University of Leeds: Reg Butler [et al.], February 1964, no. 5 (another cast)