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Girl (Striding Girl)

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Artist
Reg Butler
Year
1954
Medium
Bronze with a dark brown patina - from the edition of 8
Dimensions (in)
21" inches tall
Signed
Stamped RB and numbered to l/leg
Price
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Stock No
tbc
Notes
Provenance: Purchased by the present owners circa the late 1950s.Reg Butler (1913-1981) Girl (Striding Girl) Stamped with monogram and numbered (on the back of the figure's left leg) and stamped with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of the figure's right leg) Conceived in 1954. This work is recorded by the artist as RB124. Literature Exhibition catalogue, Reg Butler, London, Hanover Gallery, 1957, n.p., no. 10, as 'Girl', another cast illustrated. Exhibition catalogue, Reg Butler, London, Tate Gallery, 1983, p. 64, no. 50, as 'Girl', another cast illustrated. M. Garlake, The Sculpture of Reg Butler, Much Hadham, 2006, p. 142, no. 147, another cast illustrated. Exhibited New York, Curt Valentin, Reg Butler, January - February 1955, no. 36, as 'Girl', another cast exhibited. Kassel, Museum Fridericianum, 'Art of the XX Century: International Exhibition', Documenta I, 1955, no. 81, another cast exhibited. London, Hanover Gallery, Reg Butler, May - June 1957, no. 10, as 'Girl', another cast exhibited. London, Tate Gallery, Reg Butler, November 1983 - January 1984, no. 50, as 'Girl', another cast exhibited. London, Gimpel Fils, Reg Butler: Museé Imaginaire: Bronzes Middle & Later Period, September - October 1986, no. 8, as 'Girl', another cast exhibited.