Lot 608

Jeff Jacobs (Malines, 1905-1979): a large plaster bust of Christ , the expressive face flanked by stylised hair and with canted shoulders, the base signed to the front ‘JEF JACOBS’,  74cm high

This stylised bust of Christ is probably the maquette for the now lost marble that Jeff Jacobs produced for the convent of Bassenge in 1936. The marble is published in Engelen-Marx, ‘La Sculpture en Belgique à partir de 1830’, Louvain, 2006, vol. V, p. 931.

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Estimate: £200-£300