Barry Flanagan

British, 1941–2009

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A self-described “English-speaking, itinerant European sculptor,” Barry Flanagan is best known for his irreverent yet elegant bronze sculptures of long limbed hares in all states of motion and rest. Moving away from his earlier Post-Minimalist …

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High auction record
£1m, Christie's, 2018
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£525,250
Harebell on Portland stone piers, 1983
Sold on Mar 24, 2021
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Sculpture
bronze and stone
246.38 x 289.56 x 172.72 cm
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Realized Price
£525,250
Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1983 incised with the artist's monogram, stamped with the foundry mark AA and numbered 4/5 bronze and stone 289.5 by 246.3 by 172.7 cm. 114 by 97 by 68 in. This work was executed in 1983, and is from an edition of five numbered versions and three artist's casts.
Harebell on Portland stone piers, 1983
bronze and stone
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
£525,250
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Sculpture
246.38 x 289.56 x 172.72 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
£525,250
Description
1983 incised with the artist's monogram, stamped with the foundry mark AA and numbered 4/5 bronze and stone 289.5 by 246.3 by 172.7 cm. 114 by 97 by 68 in. This work was executed in 1983, and is from an edition of five numbered versions and three artist's casts.
$37,800
Hare and Vase, 1984
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
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Sculpture
bronze and ceramic
48.26 x 88.27 cm
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Realized Price
$37,800
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property of an Important Midwestern Collection stamped 1/7; incised Mid Summer Song bronze and ceramic 34¾ by 19 by 9½ in. (88.3 by 48.3 by 24.1 cm.) Executed in 1984, this work is number 1 from an edition of 7.
Hare and Vase, 1984
bronze and ceramic
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
$37,800
Realized price
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Sculpture
48.26 x 88.27 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$37,800
Description
Property of an Important Midwestern Collection stamped 1/7; incised Mid Summer Song bronze and ceramic 34¾ by 19 by 9½ in. (88.3 by 48.3 by 24.1 cm.) Executed in 1984, this work is number 1 from an edition of 7.
£25,000
Podenco Hound, 2005
Sold on Mar 2, 2021
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Sculpture
bronze with a black patina
41.3 cm
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Realized Price
£25,000
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2021
Christie's
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) signed with monogram, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '2/8/ -07' (on the reverse) bronze with a black patina 16 ¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high Conceived in 2005 and cast in 2007 by AB Fine Art Foundry, London.
Podenco Hound, 2005
bronze with a black patina
Mar 2, 2021
Christie's
£25,000
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Sculpture
41.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£25,000
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) signed with monogram, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '2/8/ -07' (on the reverse) bronze with a black patina 16 ¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high Conceived in 2005 and cast in 2007 by AB Fine Art Foundry, London.
£181,250
Hare on Globe Form, 1993
Sold on Mar 2, 2021
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Sculpture
bronze with a black and green patina
36.2 cm
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Realized Price
£181,250
Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2021
Christie's
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) signed with monogram (on the reverse of the globe form), signed with monogram again, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '3/12' (on the base) bronze with a black and green patina 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high Conceived and cast in 1993 by AB Fine Art Foundry, London.
Hare on Globe Form, 1993
bronze with a black and green patina
Mar 2, 2021
Christie's
£181,250
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Sculpture
36.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 2, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£181,250
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) signed with monogram (on the reverse of the globe form), signed with monogram again, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '3/12' (on the base) bronze with a black and green patina 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) high Conceived and cast in 1993 by AB Fine Art Foundry, London.
£622,500
Gendrd I / Gendrd II, 1994
Sold on Mar 1, 2021
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Sculpture
bronze with a black patina
169.5 cm
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Realized Price
£622,500
Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2021
Christie's
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) each signed with monogram and stamped with foundry mark (at the base) bronze with a black patina (i) 66 ¾ in. (169.5 cm.) high; (ii) 68 ¼ in. (173.4 cm.) high Conceived in 1994 and cast in an edition of 8, plus 3 artist's casts. Cast by Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, circa 1995, this cast is number 4 of 8.
Gendrd I / Gendrd II, 1994
bronze with a black patina
Mar 1, 2021
Christie's
£622,500
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Sculpture
169.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£622,500
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) each signed with monogram and stamped with foundry mark (at the base) bronze with a black patina (i) 66 ¾ in. (169.5 cm.) high; (ii) 68 ¼ in. (173.4 cm.) high Conceived in 1994 and cast in an edition of 8, plus 3 artist's casts. Cast by Pietrasanta Fine Arts, New York, circa 1995, this cast is number 4 of 8.
£350,000
Les Deux, 1997
Sold on Mar 1, 2021
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Sculpture
bronze with a black patina
172.0 cm
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Realized Price
£350,000
Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2021
Christie's
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) signed with monogram, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '7/8' (at the base) bronze with a black patina 67 ¾ in. (172 cm.) high, including base Conceived in 1997 and cast in an edition of 8, plus 3 artist's casts. Cast by Dublin Art Foundry, Dublin in 1998.
Les Deux, 1997
bronze with a black patina
Mar 1, 2021
Christie's
£350,000
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Sculpture
172.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 1, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£350,000
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN, R.A. (1941-2009) signed with monogram, numbered and stamped with foundry mark '7/8' (at the base) bronze with a black patina 67 ¾ in. (172 cm.) high, including base Conceived in 1997 and cast in an edition of 8, plus 3 artist's casts. Cast by Dublin Art Foundry, Dublin in 1998.
$500,312
Large Boxing Hare on Anvil, 1984
Sold on Nov 18, 2020
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Sculpture
bronze
123.2 x 219.1 x 47.0 cm
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Realized Price
$500,312
Auction Sale
Nov 18, 2020
Bonhams
Description
1984 incised with the artist's initial and numbered 6/7 bronze 86 1/4 by 48 1/2 by 18 1/2 in. 219.1 by 123.2 by 47 cm. This work was executed in 1984, and is number 6 from an edition of 7.
Large Boxing Hare on Anvil, 1984
bronze
Nov 18, 2020
Bonhams
$500,312
Realized price
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Sculpture
123.2 x 219.1 x 47.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 18, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
$500,312
Description
1984 incised with the artist's initial and numbered 6/7 bronze 86 1/4 by 48 1/2 by 18 1/2 in. 219.1 by 123.2 by 47 cm. This work was executed in 1984, and is number 6 from an edition of 7.
£137,500
Acrobat on Pyramid, 1941-2009
Sold on Oct 23, 2020
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Print
Executed in 2000, this work is number three from an edition of eight plus four artist's proofs
97 x 41 x 37cm
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Realized Price
£137,500
Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009) _Acrobat on Pyramid_ incised with the artist's monogram, stamped with number and foundry mark '3/8 DUBLIN ART FOUNDRY' (on the reverse lower edge of the base) bronze with black patina 38 ¼ x 16 1/8 x 14 5/8in. (97 x 41 x 37cm.) Executed in 2000, this work is number three from an edition of eight plus four artist's proofs
Acrobat on Pyramid, 1941-2009
Executed in 2000, this work is number three from an edition of eight plus four artist's proofs
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
£137,500
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Print
97 x 41 x 37cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 23, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£137,500
Description
BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009) _Acrobat on Pyramid_ incised with the artist's monogram, stamped with number and foundry mark '3/8 DUBLIN ART FOUNDRY' (on the reverse lower edge of the base) bronze with black patina 38 ¼ x 16 1/8 x 14 5/8in. (97 x 41 x 37cm.) Executed in 2000, this work is number three from an edition of eight plus four artist's proofs
£675,062
Acrobats, 1988
Sold on Oct 22, 2020
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Sculpture
bronze
88.9 x 303.8 x 69.9 cm
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Realized Price
£675,062
Auction Sale
Oct 22, 2020
Bonhams
Description
1988 incised with the artist's monogram, stamped with the foundry mark AA and numbered 4/5 bronze 303.8 by 88.9 by 69.9 cm. 119 5/8 by 35 by 27 1/2 in. This work was executed in 1988, and is from an edition of five numbered versions and 3 artist's casts.
Acrobats, 1988
bronze
Oct 22, 2020
Bonhams
£675,062
Realized price
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Sculpture
88.9 x 303.8 x 69.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 22, 2020
Bonhams
Realized Price
£675,062
Description
1988 incised with the artist's monogram, stamped with the foundry mark AA and numbered 4/5 bronze 303.8 by 88.9 by 69.9 cm. 119 5/8 by 35 by 27 1/2 in. This work was executed in 1988, and is from an edition of five numbered versions and 3 artist's casts.
£680,500
LEFT HANDED DRUMMER, 1997
Sold on Oct 21, 2020
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Sculpture
bronze with dark brown and black patina
175.3 x 250.2 x 94.0 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
£680,500
Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from a Private Collection, Europe incised with the artist’s monogram and numbered 5/8 bronze with dark brown and black patina 250.2 by 175.3 by 94 cm. 98½by 69 by 37 in. Executed in 1997, this work is number 5 from an edition of 8, plus 2 artist’s casts.
LEFT HANDED DRUMMER, 1997
bronze with dark brown and black patina
Oct 21, 2020
Sotheby's
£680,500
Realized price
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Sculpture
175.3 x 250.2 x 94.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 21, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£680,500
Description
Property from a Private Collection, Europe incised with the artist’s monogram and numbered 5/8 bronze with dark brown and black patina 250.2 by 175.3 by 94 cm. 98½by 69 by 37 in. Executed in 1997, this work is number 5 from an edition of 8, plus 2 artist’s casts.