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Triarchy, 1957

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KENNETH ARMITAGE

Bronze with a black patina
Length 38.1 cm / 15 inches
Signed
Conceived in 1957 and cast in an edition of 6

 

Provenance
Mr and Mrs Hans Juda.
Their sale; Sotheby's, London, 1 November 1967, lot 7, where purchased by Mr and Mrs Kreitman.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 24 October 2005, lot 27.
Private collection, UK (purchased from above).

Exhibited
Cambridge, Arts Council of Great Britain, Arts Council Gallery, The Gregory Fellows, February 1964, no. 19, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Bolton, Museum and Art Gallery, March 1964; Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, April 1964; Nottingham, University, May 1964; Southampton, Art Gallery, May - June 1964; and Cardiff, Arts Council Gallery, June - July 1964.
Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, In Our View, May - June 1967, no. 8.
Norwich, Arts Council of Great Britain, Castle Museum, Kenneth Armitage, December - January 1972, no. 8, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Bolton, Museum and Art Gallery, January - February 1973; Oldham, City Art Gallery, February - March 1973; Kettering, City Art Gallery, March - April 1973; Nottingham, Victoria Street Gallery, April - May 1973; Portsmouth, City Museum and Art Gallery, May - June 1973; Plymouth, City Art Gallery, June - July 1973; Llanelli, City Museum and Art Gallery, August - September 1973; Leeds, City Art Gallery, September 1973; and Hull, Ferens Art Gallery, October 1973.
West Bretton, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Kenneth Armitage: 80th Birthday Survey, June - September 1996, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited, as 'Seated Group (model for large Triarchy)'.
London, Fine Art Society, Austerity to Affluence: British Art & Design 1945-1962, October - November 1997, no. P18, another cast exhibited.
London, Jonathan Clark, Kenneth Armitage: 60 Years of Sculpture and Drawing, March - April 2001, no. 11, another cast exhibited.

Literature
Exhibition catalogue, The Gregory Fellows, Cambridge, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1964, p. 6, no. 19, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, In Our View, Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, 1967, n.p., no. 8, illustrated.
P. Murray and C. Lilley (intro.), exhibition catalogue, Kenneth Armitage: 80th Birthday Survey, West Bretton, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 1996, p. 3, exhibition not numbered, another cast illustrated, as 'Seated Group (model for large Triarchy)'.
Exhibition catalogue, Austerity to Affluence: British Art & Design 1945-1962, London, Fine Art Society, 1997, p. 118, no. P18, another cast illustrated.
T. Woollcombe (ed.), Kenneth Armitage: Life and Work, London, 1997, p. 144, no. KA86.
Exhibition catalogue, Kenneth Armitage: 60 Years of Sculpture and Drawing, London, Jonathan Clark, 2001, n.p., no. 11, another cast illustrated.
J. Scott, The Sculpture of Kenneth Armitage, London, 2016, p. 116, no. 81, another cast illustrated.

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