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Girl On a Swing (Singapore) 1984

Sydney Harpley (1927-1992)


Price
£17,500

Signed
Signed and numbered 2/9 (left fold of skirt)

Medium
Bronze

Dimensions
18 x 25 x <>12 ¼ inches

Provenance
G A Cullen, bought directly from the artist, 1985

Exhibited
Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition, 1984, No 75; Festival Exhibition, Duncalfe Fine Art, Harrogate, 1985, No 6

Number two from an edition of nine.
Sydney Harpley used a local girl, dressed in a traditional sarong kebaya, as a model for this sculpture. The life size version of this was commissioned by David Marshall, renowned Singaporean politician and diplomat, in 1984 for the Singapore Botanical Gardens, where it still on display.


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