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Sir Jacob Epstein
Portrait of the Maharanee of Baroda


One of the earliest sculptors to look outside Europe for inspiration, Sir Jacob Epstein was known primarily for his portrait sculptures and monuments. Born in 1880 in New York, he forayed into sculpting in 1899 under George Grey Bernard. He went to Paris in 1902, studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, and the Academie Julian. Three years later, he moved to London and became a British citizen. Epstein came into contact with leading contemporary...



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  Lot 78 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 10,80,000
$16,364

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Sir Jacob Epstein
Portrait of the Maharanee of Baroda
Inscribed 'EPSTEIN' (on the reverse)
Bronze
Height: 13.5 in (34.5 cm)
Width: 12.5 in (32 cm)
Depth: 9.5 in (24 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Maharaja of Baroda (1908-1968)
Thence by descent to Prince Gaekwar of Baroda (1930-1988)
Christie's, London, 3 March 1988, lot 138
Private Collection, India

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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