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Chia Pia

EPSTEIN, Sir Jacob (1880 - 1959)

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Date: 1941

Media: bronze

Size: 66.8 cm

Acquired: 1963; Bequest; Margaret Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 2516

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

By the Second World War Epstein was firmly established as the leading figurative sculptor in Britain. Chia Pi ('Precious Flower') was the wife of a Chinese diplomat, exiled in Britain following the Chinese revolution. This bust was produced in an edition of five casts. Margaret Davies purchased it in 1953.

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