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Artist: Sir Jacob Epstein, British, 1880–1959

Venus

1917

Marble

235.6 × 43.2 × 82.6 cm, 762.04 kg (92 3/4 × 17 × 32 1/2 in., 1680 lb.)
Gift of Winston F. C. Guest, B.A. 1927
1957.38
Culture: 
British
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Figuring Women: The Female in Modern British Art, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale Center for British Art, 2008).

David Bindman, ed., The History of British Art, 3 (New Haven, Conn: Yale Center for British Art, 2008), ill.

Raquel Gilboa, …And There Was Sculpture (London: Paul Holberton Publishing, 2009), p. 118, fig. 65a-b, ill.

Richard Cork, Wild Thing : Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, Gill (London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2009), 122–23, no. 61, ill.

Mark Antliff, The Vorticists, exh. cat. (London: Tate Britain, 2010), 103, no. 9, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.