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                         LEONARD  BASKIN 
                                [1922-2000]

             
                LEONARD  BASKIN

                           Birdman
                               1961
                             bronze
                                2/8
                  signed and dated
      foundry stamped Bedi Rassy
                        66 cm high
            Provenance: The artist;
           Dr Herbert Kayden, USA
  Christies, 14 December 2015, 517
  [The Museum of Modern Art, NY
 collection includes this sculpture]
       Literature: 'Leonard Baskin'
    Irma Jaffe, 1980, Viking, p. 213

                LEONARD  BASKIN

          Seated Birdman [Apollo]
                               1969
                             bronze
                        edition of 6
                             signed
                       17.5 cm high
       Literature: 'Leonard Baskin'
    Irma Jaffe, 1980, Viking, p. 215

               LEONARD  BASKIN

                           Birdman 
                               1961
                            bronze
                       edition of 6
                            signed
                        35 cm high
       Provenance: The artist, 1961;
          Michael Ayrton collection;
             Private collection, UK
       Literature: 'Leonard Baskin'
    Irma Jaffe, 1980, Viking, p. 213

                LEONARD  BASKIN

                     William Blake
                               1954
                             bronze 
                        edition of 9
                                 1/9
                  signed and dated
                       17.5 cm high
            Provenance: The artist;
         Michael Ayrton collection;
            Michael Ayrton family;
            Andrew Burt collection.
       Literature: 'Leonard Baskin'
     Irma Jaffe, 1980, Viking Press, 
                        p. 210, pl. 97
   One of Baskin's earliest bronzes

Baskin is a US sculptor and printmaker who was very famous internationally during his lifetime, but has rather drifted out of fashion since.
Most US public collections hold his work including the Museum of Modern Art [New York].

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