Jacob Kramer by Sir Jacob Epstein

Head and shoulder sculpture of Jacob Kramer (1892-1962), a painter from Leeds.

Details

Medium:
Bronze with brown patina
Dimensions:
Height: 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,226 ( Total: £11,750)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Bonhams

Epstein wrote about him as 'a model he seemed to be on fire...Energy seemed to leap into his hair as he sat, and sometimes he would be shaken by queer tremblings like ague'. (R. Buckle's 'Epstein - Edinburgh Festival Society Memorial Exhibition; Edinburgh, 1961 )

Provenance

Private collection.

Venue details

Ben Uri: Art. Identity. Migration 108A Boundary Road, London London NW8 0RH 020 7604 3991 www.benuri.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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