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1914 - 2003
Cloaked Couple IV
inscribed with artist's initials and numbered 762S 5/9
height: 19⅜ in.
Conceived in 1977; this example executed in 1985 as number 5 from an edition of 9.
Sarah and Daniel Chadwick have kindly confirmed that this cast is recorded in the artist’s archives.
This work is in very good condition. Bronze with black patina. There is dust in the deepest crevices, with one accretion to the area where the figures joined bodies connect. Slight wear and dulling to the patina in the back of the figures' cloaks, especially towards the hem. Otherwise, fine.
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