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Lot 0232
Dame Elisabeth Jean Frink, R.A.
(British, 1930-1993)

"Bird Man IV", 1959

patinated bronze
from an edition of six, this casting unnumbered, cast signature along edge of self-base, a "Rental Gallery Baltimore Museum of Art" label at bottom.
h. 28-1/4", w. 9", d. 9-1/4"

Provenance: According to label, collection of Bertha Schaefer, New York, New York; On loan to the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; Private collection.

Literature: Ratuszniak, Annette, ed. Elisabeth Frink: Catalogue Raisonne of Sculpture, 1947-1993. London: Beaux Arts in association with the Frink Estate, 2013. Model illus. p. 68, #FCR70 (CR 1984).


In overall good condition. Some accretions/oxidizing in more deeply modeled areas - possibly polish or cleansing residue. Crack at proper left foreleg which does not extend through leg. Dark brown patina.

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Dame Elisabeth Jean Frink (British, 1930-1993)

Estimate $30,000 - $50,000Apr 21, 2018