ODALISQUE - Sir Jacob Epstein KBE 1880-1959

ODALISQUE - Sir Jacob Epstein KBE 1880-1959

1928
Stock Number: 14251/MB
Height 43.00cm [16.93 inches]
Width 55.00cm [21.65 inches]
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Frame height 62.50cm [24.60 inches]
Frame width 73.00cm [28.74 inches]

Graphene on Paper
Date 1928
Signed: Epstein

LITERATURE:
The Art of Jacob Epstein – Illustrated Nu 113
Robert Black 1942
Jacob Epstein Seventy-Five Drawings
Herbert Wellington 1929

The Model for this drawing – one of many in a series that were produced in a burst of creativity in the summer of 1928 – is most likely Amina Peerbhoy, a young Kashmiri woman who was one of Epstein’s favourite models to whom he gave the nickname Sunita.