Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993) Dead Rabbit 101.4 cm. (39 3/4 in.) high (including base)
Lot 73*ARW
Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993) Dead Rabbit 101.4 cm. (39 3/4 in.) high (including base)
£40,000 - 60,000
US$ 68,000 - 100,000
Lot Details
Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993)
Dead Rabbit
bronze with a brown patina on a steel base
101.4 cm. (39 3/4 in.) high (including base)
unique, plaster conceived in 1955, bronze cast 9th April 1956 at the Galizia & Sons Foundry, London

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Hon. Robert Erskine
    Sale; Sotheby's, London, 27th June 1979, lot 151 (as Leveret), where acquired by the present owner

    EXHIBITED:
    London, St. George's Gallery, Elisabeth Frink, May-June 1955, cat.no.3 (plaster cast exhibited)

    LITERATURE:
    Jill Wilder, Elisabeth Frink Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, Harpvale, London, 1984, cat.no.19, p.141 (listed as whereabouts unknown)
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