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Birdman by 
																	Elisabeth Frink

Dame Elisabeth Frink

( British, 1930 - 1993 )

Birdman

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LOT DETAILS

Materials:

bronze with a dark brown patina

Measurements:

31.00 in. (78.74 cm.) (height) by 1.00 in. (2.54 cm.) (width) by 2.00 in. (5.08 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

31 1?2 in. (80 cm.) high

Description:

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Exhibited:

London, Waddington Galleries, Elisabeth Frink, November - December 1963, no. 12, another cast exhibited. London, Waddington Galleries, Elisabeth Frink, October - November 1972, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited. London, Beaux Arts, Elisabeth Frink: A Celebration, 1993, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited. Salisbury, Library and Galleries, Elisabeth Frink: Sculptures, Graphic Works and Textiles, May - June 1997, no. 17, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Dorset, Country Museum, June - August 1997. London, Beaux Arts, Elisabeth Frink 1930-1993, October - November 1997, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited. Woking, The Lightbox, Elisabeth Frink: A Retrospective, February - April, 2013, another cast exhibited, catalogue not traced. Somerset, Hauser & Wirth, Elisabeth Frink: Transformation, January - May 2017, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited.

Literature:

J. Burr, 'Art School Manners', Apollo, December 1963, p. 498, fig. 1, another cast illustrated. E. Mullins (intro.), The Art of Elisabeth Frink, London, 1972, pl. 38-9, another cast illustrated. Exhibition catalogue, Elisabeth Frink: A Celebration, London, Beaux Arts, 1993, n.p., exhibition not numbered, another cast illustrated on the back cover. Exhibition catalogue, Elisabeth Frink 1930-1993, London, Beaux Arts, 1997, n.p., exhibition not numbered, another cast illustrated. A. Ratuszniak (ed.), Elisabeth Frink: Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture 1947-93, Farnham, 2013, p. 85, no. FCR 117, another cast illustrated.

Provenance:

with Waddington Galleries, London. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 November 1990, lot 340, where purchased for the present collection.

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