Kenneth Armitage, R.A.
signed with initials, numbered 1/6 and stamped with foundry stamp
height (including Artist's base): 72cm.; 28½in.
Conceived and cast in 1961, the present work is number 1 from the edition of 6.
Paul Rosenberg, New York
Acquired from the family of the above by the present owner
New York, Paul Rosenberg & Co, Exhibition of Recent Sculpture by Kenneth Armitage, March 1962, cat. no.4 (another cast);
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Kenneth Armitage, May 1962, cat. no.16, unpaginated (another cast), (as Anvil Figure).
Alan Bowness, ‘Kenneth Armitage – His Recent Sculpture’, Motif 11, Winter 1963–64, p.61;
Kenneth Armitage, Kenneth Armitage: Life and Work, Henry Moore Foundation and Lund Humphries, London, 1997, p.144, cat. no.KA104.