Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (British, 1924-2005) Crash Head 39.4 cm. (15 1/2 in.) high (including the base)
Lot 90* AR
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
(British, 1924-2005)
Crash Head 39.4 cm. (15 1/2 in.) high (including the base)
Sold for £16,875 (US$ 27,341) inc. premium

Lot Details
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (British, 1924-2005)
Crash Head
signed and numbered 'E. PAOLOZZI.10.10' (on the front of the base)
bronze with a gold patina and steel chain
39.4 cm. (15 1/2 in.) high (including the base)
Conceived in 1970

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale; Christie's, London, 23 October 1996, lot 58
    Private Collection, Canada

    EXHIBITED:
    London, Tate, Eduardo Paolozzi, 22 September-31 October 1971, not numbered (another cast col.ill)
    Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Eduardo Paolozzi, 8 December 1974-19 January 1975, pl.28 (another cast col.ill)
    Newcastle, Laing Art Gallery, Eduardo Paolozzi, organised by the Arts Council of Great Britain, 17 April-16 May 1976, cat.no.10, p.49 (another cast col.ill); this exhibition later travelled to Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council Gallery, 29 May-27 June, Leigh, Turnpike Gallery, 3-24 July, Wolverhampton, Municipal Art Gallery, 31 July-29 August, Hull, Ferens Art Gallery, 4 September-3 October, Southampton, Art Gallery, 9 October-14 November, Cardiff, Chapter Arts Centre, 4-22 January 1977 and Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 29 January-26 February 1977, pl.3 (another cast col.ill)
    London, The Scottish Gallery, Eduardo Paolozzi, Mythologies; A Retrospective Survey 1946-1990, 2-26 May 1990, cat.no.3, p.8 (another cast ill.b&w)

    LITERATURE:
    Winfried Konnertz, Eduardo Paolozzi, DuMont, Cologne, 1984, p.183, cat.no.341 (another cast ill.b&w)
    Fiona Pearson, Paolozzi, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1999, p.51, cat.no.57 (another cast col.ill)

    We are grateful to Professor Robin Spencer for his assistance in cataloguing this work.
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