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Ancestral Totem by 
																	William Turnbull

William Turnbull

( British, 1922 - 2012 )

Ancestral Totem

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Materials:

bronze with a dark green patina

Measurements:

73.00 in. (185.42 cm.) (height) by 1.00 in. (2.54 cm.) (width) by 4.00 in. (10.16 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

73 1?4 in. (187.4 cm.) high

Description:

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Exhibited:

New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Turnbull, October 1963, no. 19. London, Tate Gallery, William Turnbull: Sculpture and Painting, August - October 1973, no. 33.

Literature:

Exhibition catalogue, Turnbull, New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, 1963, n.p., no. 19, illustrated. R. Morphet, exhibition catalogue, William Turnbull: Sculpture and Painting, Tate Gallery, 1973, pp. 38-39, no. 35, illustrated. T. Crosby (ed.), Uppercase 4, London, 1960, n.p., illustrated, as 'Totemic Figure with permutations'. A. A. Davidson, The Sculpture of William Turnbull, Much Hadham, 2005, pp. 25-27, 66-67, 100, no. 73, figs. 12, 34. Exhibition catalogue, William Turnbull: Beyond Time, London, Waddington Galleries, 2010, illustrated on the cover.

Provenance:

Alistair McAlpine. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 7 November 1990, lot 185. with New Art Centre, London, 1990. Acquired from Lloyds TSB Group plc in March 2003.

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