- Sir Eduardo Paolozzi 1924–2005
- Object: 286 x 241 x 184 mm
- Purchased 1959
T00273 SHATTERED HEAD 1956
Bronze, 11 1/4×9 1/2×7 1/4 (28·5×24×18·5).
Purchased from the Executors of the late E. C. Gregory (Grant-in-Aid) 1959.
Coll: E. C. Gregory, purchased from the artist after it returned from Sweden 1957.
Exh: British Council tour, Young British Sculptors, Sweden, 1956–7 (43, another cast (?) repr.).
Repr: ? another cast: exh. cat., Hanover Gallery, November–December 1958 (36); this cast: exh. cat., Gregory Memorial Exhibition, Leeds, March–April 1960, pl.3.
One of three unsigned casts made by Fiorini and Carney, London, after the bronze original of 1956 in the collection of Mrs Dorothy Morland; six further casts, numbered and signed, were made by Susse Frères in Paris, one of which was the work exhibited at the Hanover Gallery in 1958.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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