Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993) Winged Beast II 36.8 cm. (14 1/2 in.) high (including base)
Lot 172AR
Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A.
(British, 1930-1993)
Winged Beast II 36.8 cm. (14 1/2 in.) high (including base)
Sold for £18,750 (US$ 31,641) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993)
Winged Beast II
signed and numbered 'Frink/4/8' (on the base)
bronze with a brown patina
36.8 cm. (14 1/2 in.) high (including base)
Conceived in 1962

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Waddington Galleries, London, where acquired by the present owner in 1972

    EXHIBITED:
    London, Waddington Galleries, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture, 28 November-21 December 1963 (another cast)
    London, Waddington Galleries, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture and Prints and Drawings from Chaucer, 11 October-4 November 1972 (another cast)
    London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century: Symbol and Imagination 1951-1980, 27 November 1981-24 January 1982 (another cast)
    London, Royal Academy, Elisabeth Frink: Sculpture and Drawings 1952-1984, 8 February-24 March 1985 (another cast)
    London, Beaux Arts, Frink, 2006 (another cast)

    LITERATURE:
    The Times, Miss Elisabeth Frink and the Eternal Hero, 29 November 1963
    Edwin Mullins (ed.), The Art of Elisabeth Frink, Lund Humphries, London, 1972, pl.40 (another cast ill.b&w)
    Jill Wilder (ed.), Elisabeth Frink Sculpture; Catalogue Raisonné, Harpvale, London, 1984, p.155, cat.no.87 (another cast ill.b&w)
    Annette Ratuszniak, Elisabeth Frink; Catalogue Raisonné of Sculpture 1947-93, Lund Humphries, Farnham, 2013, p.82, cat.no.108 (another cast ill.b&w)
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