Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), British
JOAN GREENWOOD, CHILD
Bronze with green patination; circa 1930/1, raised on stone base
Bronze 13.9" x 10.25" x 10.25" — 35.3 x 26 x 26 cm.
Joan Greenwood, the actress, was the childhood friend of the artist's daughter Peggy Jean.
The date of execution for this work by Epstein scholars varies slightly; Haskell dates the bronze at 1931, whereas Powell and Buckle assert 1930.
Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein with a Complete Catalogue, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press, 1987, Cat. No. 203, p. 168