Epstein, Jacob, sculptor, British artist, 1880-1959, Britain
20th century; George V
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.
casting (process); whole
height, whole, 53.4, cm
given; 1931; Anderson, A.E.
Hélène was wife of W. Yellin, musician
Given by A.E. Anderson
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).
Object Number: M.11-1931
(record id: 12312; input: 2000-09-14; modified: 2018-11-21)