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Jacob Epstein

Tiger King, Man of Aran

Bronze with a golden patina on stone base
16 9/10 × 9 4/5 × 12 1/5 in
43 × 25 × 31 cm
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Strauss & Co

Coleman ‘Tiger’ King played the lead role of Irishman Robert J. Flaherty in the 1934 film Man of …

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Coleman ‘Tiger’ King played the lead role of Irishman Robert J. Flaherty in the 1934 film Man of Aran. Apart from this he was also known as a fisherman, blacksmith and farmer, but, it was his fighting spirit and passion for guns that earned him his name of ‘Tiger King’. Epstein had cast six busts modelled from ‘Tiger …

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Coleman ‘Tiger’ King played the lead role of Irishman Robert J. Flaherty in the 1934 film Man of …

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Coleman ‘Tiger’ King played the lead role of Irishman Robert J. Flaherty in the 1934 film Man of Aran. Apart from this he was also known as a fisherman, blacksmith and farmer, but, it was his fighting spirit and passion for guns that earned him his name of ‘Tiger King’. Epstein had cast six busts modelled from ‘Tiger …

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Jacob Epstein

Tiger King, Man of Aran

Bronze with a golden patina on stone base
16 9/10 × 9 4/5 × 12 1/5 in
43 × 25 × 31 cm
Bidding closed
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