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    Sale 2182

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art and Design

    2 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 90

    FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

    'GUÉPARD, TÊTE DE CÔTÉ' A PATINATED BRONZE CHEETAH, 1995

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    FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
    'Guépard, Tête de Côté' A Patinated Bronze Cheetah, 1995
    number 2 from an edition of 8 plus 4 artist's proofs
    29¾ in. (73 cm.) high, 68 in. (172.8 cm.) wide, 7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) deep
    stamped FXL LALANNE 2A/8 1995 with cire perdue foundry mark


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    cf. D. Marchessau, The Lalannes, Paris, 1998, p. 42 for an image of two Lalanne Cheetahs in their garden at Ury.