signed and numbered AC on the base
height (including Artist's bronze base): 216cm.; 85in.
Conceived in 1954, the present work is the Artist's Cast from the edition of 3 and was cast in 1972 by Meridian Bronze Co., London.
Sale, Christie's London, 14th November 1986, lot 168, where acquired by the late owner
Bruton, Bruton Gallery, Michael Ayrton, 1981, cat. no.33, illustrated (another cast).
Peter Cannon-Brookes, Michael Ayrton, Birmingham City Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham, 1978, cat. no.102, illustrated p.59 (another cast).