Rebecca by Sir Jacob Epstein

In 1930 Epstein modelled the portraits of two sisters, Rebecca and Esther, who were half negro and half Jewish and worked in nightclubs.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
55.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,137 ( Total: £8,550)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Fine Art Society

Rebecca, with her pigtails and her plaintive expression seems a more introspective character than the sultry and provocative Esther.

Provenance

Fine Art Society.

Venue details

Reading Museum Town Hall, Blagrave Street, READING Berkshire RG1 1QH 0118 937 3400 www.readingmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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