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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1295

    After Paul Gauguin (1832-1906)

    Cylindre au Christ en croix

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Paul Gauguin (1832-1906)
    Cylindre au Christ en croix
    with raised initials 'PGO' (on the top); numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'P.S C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 19 ½ in. (49.6 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1894


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 6 December 1983, lot 319.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    R. Rey, "Les bois sculptés de Paul Gauguin," Art et Décoration, vol. LIII, February 1928, p. 62 (original wood version illustrated).
    R. Puig, Paul Gauguin, G.D. de Monfreid et leurs amis, Perpignan, 1958, p. 40 (original wood version illustrated, p. 37).
    C. Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, pp. 268-270, no. 125 (original wood version illustrated).