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Title:

Hélène

Maker(s) &
Production:

Epstein, Jacob, sculptor, British artist, 1880-1959, Britain

Category:

sculpture

Name:

bust

Date:

1919

Period(s):

20th century; George V

Description:

Bronze. Hair is parted in the centre with a bun at back; a low cut dress, off the shoulders, and both arms to the elbow; the hands clasped in front of the left breast are detached. The head is bent forward and tilted slightly to the left.

Technique:

casting (process); whole

Material:

bronze; whole

Technique
Description:

bronze, cast

Dimension:

height, whole, 53.4, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1931; Anderson, A.E.

Notes(s):

Hélène was wife of W. Yellin, musician

Acquisition Credit:

Given by A.E. Anderson

Exhibition(s):

Leicester Gallery Exhibition. 1920 - 1920
Organiser: Leicester Galleries, London, Britain
Venue: Leicester Galleries, London
Notes: First exhibited at the Leicester Galleries in 1920, p. 291, no.10. E. Silber, Deputy Keeper, Birmingham Art Galleries & Museum, gave ref. to Leicester Gallery Exhib., no. 291, exhibit no. 10 (up to 3 casts).
Catalogue number: 10

Documentation:

Buckle, Richard. 1963. Jacob Epstein Sculptor.London: Faberp. p. 102
Cf. p. 102, fig. 157

Silber, Evelyn. 1986. The Sculpture of Epstein: with a complete catalogue.Oxford: Phaidon Pressp. p. 145
Publ. p.145, no. 103, 1; 3 other listed

Christie's. 1981. Modern British and Irish Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, 13th March 1981.London?: p. p. 35
Cf. Another cast, p. 35, lot 98 (valuation £1,200-1,800).

Christie's. 1993. Post-War and Contemporary British Paintings and Watercolours and Twentieth Century British Sculpture, 26th March 1993.London?: p. p. 68
Cf. Another cast, p. 68, lot 90 (estimate £10-15,000; unsold).

Accession:

Object Number: M.11-1931
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 12312; input: 2000-09-14; modified: 2017-05-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/12312





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