Leon Underwood (British, 1890-1975) The prophet
Lot 6
Leon Underwood (British, 1890-1975) The Prophet 39 cm. (15 1/4 in.) high (not including base)
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 24,000
withdrawn

Lot Details
Leon Underwood (British, 1890-1975)
The Prophet
signed, inscribed and dated 'Prophet/Leon U. 34 III/VII' (on the back)
bronze with a brown patina
39 cm. (15 1/4 in.) high (not including base)
Conceived in 1931

Footnotes

  • EXHIBITED:
    London, Leicester Galleries, An Exhibition of Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings and Engravings by Leon Underwood, April 1934, no.6 (another cast)
    London, Beaux Arts Gallery, African Madonna, Other Sculpture and Paintings of Mexico, 28 November - 22 December 1935, no.6 (another cast)
    London, Royal Institute Galleries, National Society of Painters, Sculptors, Engravers and Potters, Annual Exhibition VII, 11 February - 4 March 1937, no.461 (another cast)
    London, St George's Gallery, Leon Underwood, opened 5 April 1945, no.45 (another cast)
    London, Beaux Arts Gallery, Leon Underwood, 11 May - 24 June 1953 (another cast)
    Colchester, The Minories, Leon Underwood, A Retrospective Exhibition, 9 August - 10 September 1969, no.15 (another cast)
    London, Archer Gallery, Leon Underwood, Michael Aram and Georges Brunon, 30 October - 29 November 1969, no.22 (another cast)
    Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, Mexico and After: Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings and Prints 1928-36, 6 August - 16 September 1979, no.13 (another cast)
    London, Austin Desmond, Pure Plastic Rhythm: Leon Underwood 1890-1975, 19 January - 7 February 1993, no.47 (another cast)

    LITERATURE:
    Ben Whitworth, The Sculpture of Leon Underwood, Lund Humphries, 2000, cat.no.49, p.126 (ill.b&w)

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