Otto Klemperer (1885-1973) conductor and composer

Sir Jacob Epstein (1880 - 1959)

Bronze bust with black composition base

1957

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    Title
    Otto Klemperer (1885-1973) conductor and composer
    Date
    1957
    Medium
    Bronze bust with black composition base
    Dimensions
    height: 37.50 cm, width: 22.00 cm, depth: 29.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Sotheby's, 23 November 1994
    Inscription
    on back of neck: Epstein
    Provenance
    Collection of Dame Elizabeth Legge-Schwarzkopf; sold through Sotheby's, London, 'Modern British and Irish Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture' sale, on 23 November 1994 (Lot 43), as 'Portrait of Otto Klemperer', for the benefit of the Musicians' Benevolent Fund; from which sale purchased by the Government Art Collection
    GAC number
    16870