Mar 05, 2020 - Sale 2532

Sale 2532 - Lot 380

Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
Nude Study "A" (Betty Peters).

Bronze, 1943-45. 740 mm; 29 inches (length).

Published in Silber, The Sculpture of Epstein, Oxford, 1986, page 193, number 341 (another cast illustrated).

This bronze nude is a study by Epstein (1880-1959) of one of his favorite models from the 1930s and 1940s, Betty Peters, who managed a hostel for sailors in London's East End. She is representented by Epstein in numerous bronze and plaster sculptures as well as drawings and watercolors.