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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    A TERRACOTTA BUST OF CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK (1714-1787)

    AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A TERRACOTTA BUST OF CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK (1714-1787)
    AFTER THE MODEL BY JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    On a bleu turquin marble socle, the reverse inscribed HOUDON
    26 in. (66 cm.) high, overall


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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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    Provenance

    Dr. George Viau (1855-1939), Paris, 1928.
    René Huyghe (1906-1997), Paris, as of 1966; by inheritance to his widow, Madame Lydie Huyghe, until 1999.