Denis MITCHELL (1912-1993)
Variations on a Theme No. II
Initialled, inscribed 'VONAT No II', dated 1970 and numbered 3/9 to base
Height including base 16cm
It was intended that there would be an edition of 9 for each of the five variations. However, Singers Foundry, who cast the work, lost the plasters after only three had been cast. Therefore whilst works were marked as 1, 2, 3 of 9 the edition was in fact 3.
Exhibited - Marjorie Parr Gallery, London (1971). Wills Lane Gallery, St Ives (1972).
Auction details - Ed 3 of 9 (this edition), Sold Christie's, London, 10/1997
Sold for £11,000
The concave surface is highly polished, the back is less polished.
It is in excellent condition
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