Leon Underwood
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Leon Underwood [1890-1975] - we specialise in the work of this artist and usually have sculpture, paintings and drawings for sale [the website is not always up to date] - we are also keen to buy the work of this artist. 
He was a sculptor and painter who studied at the Slade and Royal College of Art, later teaching at the latter. He was a major early influence on Henry Moore, who was one of his pupils. 
Public collections holding Leon Underwood  work include the Tate Gallery [London] who have several pieces. Two books have been published on Leon Underwood and his work, the most recent includes a complete catalogue of his sculpture [Lund Humphries, 2000].
Pallant House Gallery held a major retrospective exhibition of his work in 2015 which included this unique sculpture.
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LEON UNDERWOOD [1890-1975]
Bird [Skylark]
1930/34
bronze, edition of 7
signed
16 cm high [including base]

Provenance: Private collection, UK [acquired directly from the artist

Literature: 'The Sculpture of Leon Underwood', B. Whitworth, Lund Humphries, 2000, p.125, no.40


LEON UNDERWOOD [1890-1975]
'Man with Birds', 1962
 bronze, unique
22 cm high [including the base]

Provenance: Redfern Gallery, London; private collection, UK

​Exhibited: Minories retrospective, 1969, no.103; Archer Gallery, 1969, no.37
Literature: 'The Sculpture of Leon Underwood', B. Whitworth, 2000, p.142, no.213


LEON UNDERWOOD [1890-1975]
'The Dance of Substance and Shadow', 1952
 bronze, ed.7
 signed, titled and dated
 25 x 23 x 2 cm

Provenance: Redfern Gallery, London; private collection, UK

Literature: 'The Sculpture of Leon Underwood', B. Whitworth, Lund Humphries, 2000, p.136, no. 149.


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LEON UNDERWOOD [1890-1975]
Restraint
1963
bronze, unique
signed
16 cm high

Provenance: private collection, UK [acquired directly from the artist]
Literature: 'The Sculpture of Leon Underwood', B.Whitworth, Lund Humphries, 2000, p. 143, no. 231
Exhibited: Major retrospective exhibition, Minories, 1969, no.107


LEON UNDERWOOD [1890-1975]
Jekyll and Hyde
1937
bronze, edition of 7 [1/7]
titled and numbered in the bronze by artist
16 cm high [including base]

Provenance: Redfern Gallery; private collection, UK
Literature: 'The Sculpture of Leon Underwood', B.Whitworth, 2000, Lund Humphries, p.132, no.113