Sunita

Sir Jacob Epstein

Biography



After a period of study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, Jacob Epstein settled in London in 1905. There he soon established a reputation as one of the most significant avant-garde sculptors of the period, and was associated with Wyndham Lewis and the Vorticists and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. His draughtsmanship was inspired by Henri Matisse and André Derain.