Frederick Edward McWilliam (British, 1909-1992) Reclining girl 38 cm. (15 in.) wide
Lot 74AR
Frederick Edward McWilliam (British, 1909-1992) Reclining Girl 38 cm. (15 in.) long
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 23,000

Lot Details
Various Properties
Frederick Edward McWilliam (British, 1909-1992)
Reclining Girl
signed and numbered 'McW 1/5' (on the upper leg)
bronze with a black patina
38 cm. (15 in.) long
Conceived in 1969

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Whitford Fine Art, London

    EXHIBITED:
    London, Tate Gallery, F.E. McWilliam, Sculpture 1932-1989, 10 May - 9 July 1989 (another cast)

    LITERATURE:
    Mel Gooding, F.E.McWilliam, Sculpture 1932-1989, London, Tate Gallery, p.32 (group illustration, another cast ill.)

    After studying in Belfast, McWilliam later attended the Slade, London (1928-31), where the sculptor dappled with a primitive approach towards the human form. In the late 1960s the artist turned his attention to the human form once more, producing a series of small figurative, almost playful works.
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