International Art Auction

December 07, 2015

LOT 80
Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)
  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959)

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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.

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $5,760
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

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.

Literature:

Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein with a Complete Catalogue, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press, 1987, Cat. No. 203, p. 168