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Friedman, Terry

Epstein’s Rima. ‘The Hyde Park Atrocity’. Creation and controversy.

Leeds, Henry Moore Centre 1988.

Reference: 10475
Price: £25 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 151pp, many photo ills (some colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Jill Allibone’s copy, with acquisition date 19 July 1993.

Handsome publication of Epstein’s design drawings of 1923-4 for the Rima relief on the W.H.Hudson Memorial in Hyde Park, London, controversial at the time for Epstein’s aggressively modernist treatment of the female figure.