Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Artist: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)

Title: Abstract Dancer (Study for Red Stone Dancer, 1913: see Note below)

                                                       

Date: May 1913

 

Medium: India Ink on paper

 

Dimensions: 14 x 10 inches

Signature: Not signed

 

Authentication: Dr. Evelyn Silber

 

Provenance:

H.S. Ede

Sir Jacob Epstein

Private Collection and by descent within Epstein's family

Fred R. Kline Gallery, 1999 (here first identified, researched, authenticated, and catalogued)

Private Collection

Leeds Museum, England

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Note:

"Abstract Dancer" is one of the tipped-in drawings contained

within the long lost, original, hand-written manuscript by H.S.

Ede, "A Life of  Gaudier-Brzeska" ( London,1929)--later

published as "Savage Messiah: Gaudier-Brzeska" (1931).

 

Included in the manuscript : a collection of 53 drawings

by Gaudier-Brzeska, 31 photographs, letters and miscelaneous,

including the last known photograph taken of him, in a company

of French soldiers, just months before he was killed in World

War I.

 

The  manuscript and its entire contents were first catalogued

 during the summer of 1999 by Fred R. Kline, Kline Art Research

Associates, Santa Fe, NM.

 

Manuscript and Collection sold intact.

Leeds Museum, England

 

 Selected Works