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    Sale 12212

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    8 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 113

    FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

    'MOUTONS DE LAINE', A SHEEP AND OTTOMAN, 1968

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    FRANCOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
    'MOUTONS DE LAINE', A SHEEP AND OTTOMAN, 1968
    wool, patinated aluminum, wood
    sheep: 35 in. (89 cm.) high, 20 in. (51 cm.) wide, 39 in. (99 cm.) deep;
    ottoman: 22 ½ in. (57 cm.) high, 17 ½ in. (44.5 cm.) wide, 31 in. (78.8 cm.) deep
    each stamped fXL 68


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    Provenance

    Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York;
    Bill Copley, New York;
    Christie’s, New York, 10 November 1993, lot 126 ;
    Private collection;
    Christie’s, Paris, 12 December 2005, lot 34.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    G. Glueck, 'New York Gallery Notes,' Art in America, May 1967, p. 113 for other sheep of this model;
    G. de Bure, 'Intérieurs,' Le Mobilier Français 1965-1979, Paris, 1983, p. 52 for other sheep of this model;
    D. Marchesseau, Les Lalannes, Paris, 1998, pp. 36 and 58-59 for other sheep of this model;
    Exhibition catalogue, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2006, p. 90 for other sheep of this model;
    D. Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 192-193, 303 for other sheep of this model;
    Exhibition catalogue, Les Lalannes, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, pp. 40-41 for other sheep of this model.