Sir Jacob Epstein (British, 1880-1959) Noneen (Head of a Girl) 35 cm. (13 3/4 in.) high (not including base)
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Sir Jacob Epstein (British, 1880-1959) Noneen (Head of a Girl) 35 cm. (13 3/4 in.) high (excluding base)
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Lot Details
Sir Jacob Epstein (British, 1880-1959)
Noneen (Head of a Girl)
bronze with a black patina
35 cm. (13 3/4 in.) high (excluding base)
Conceived in 1919

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    A.C.J. Wall
    Thence by family descent

    EXHIBITED:
    London, Leicester Galleries, Recent Sculpture by Jacob Epstein, 1920, no.9 (as Head of a Girl)

    LITERATURE:
    B. Van Dieren, Epstein, John Lane, London, 1920, (pl.xxII, another cast ill.b&w) (as Head of a Girl)
    A. Haskell, The Sculptor Speaks, Jacob Epstein to Arnold Haskell. A series of conversations on Art, Heinemann, London, 1931, p.176
    R. Black, The Art of Jacob Epstein, World Publishing Company, New York & Cleveland, 1942, no.71, p.232
    Richard Buckle, Jacob Epstein: Sculptor, Faber and Faber, London, 1963, p.102, pl.158 (another cast ill.b&w)
    Evelyn Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Phaidon, Oxford, 1986, cat.no.106, p.146 (another cast ill.b&w)

    A.C.J. Wall was an important industrialist and collector during the early part of last century.

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  • Please note that this lot online should not be marked with the symbol 'W'. Therefore this lot will not be transferred over to the Bonhams Warehouse - it will remain within Knightsbridge.
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