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    Exhibition of artwork done by Jacob Epstein over a period of 50 years. London.

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    Item title reads - 50 years of Epstein.

    Exhibition of 50 years work by artist Jacob Epstein who died in 1959. Leicester Galleries, London.

    Various shots of Lady Epstein talking to Countess Lorraine Poullet, and looking at a sculpture Epstein did of her in 1928. M/S small girl looking at sculpture, pan to the bust 'Kathleen', C/U hands and head. Various shots as people look at Epstein's work. C/U woman looking at bust. M/S bust of William Blake. C/U black man looking at sculptures. C/U bust of Dr Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury, showing his crucifix, pan up to C/U of his head. C/U Lady Epstein talking to Russell Brain, the neurologist. C/U bust of Sir Winston Churchill.

    L/S statue of 'Christ 1919', C/U feet, pans up to C/U of the figure pointing to the wounds in the palm of the hand. Various shots of the lead study of the Majestas, for Llandaff cathedral. M/S of Epstein's drawings. Sculptor Fredda Brilliant (wife of actor Herbert Marshall) looks at some of Epstein's art works. C/U drawing called 'Head of Girl' C/U drawing 'Babe'. C/U Epstein's own bust of himself.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:51:00 / 01:42:45:00

Comments (1)

  1. glasgowgirl says

    The lady with whom Lady Epstein is speaking is not Countess Lorraine Poulett who died in 1947 but the actress Oriel Ross who was 1935-41 married to 8th Earl Poulett and had been the subject of several Epstein portraits.

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