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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1298

    After Paul Gauguin (1832-1906)

    Hina et Te Fatou

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Paul Gauguin (1832-1906)
    Hina et Te Fatou
    with raised initials 'PGO' (on the top); numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'A.M C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 12 ¾ in. (32.2 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1890


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 6 December 1983, lot 315.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    La Toison d'Or, no. 1, 1909, p. 12 (terracotta version illustrated).
    C. Morice, Paul Gauguin, Paris, 1919, p. 156 (terracotta version illustrated).
    R. Rey, "Les bois sculptés de Paul Gauguin," Art et Décoration, vol. LIII, February 1928, p. 63 (original wood version illustrated).
    A. Alexandre, Paul Gauguin, Sa vie et le sens de son oeuvre, Paris, 1930, p. 273 (original wood version illustrated, p. 211).
    R. Puig, Paul Gauguin, G.D. de Monfreid et leurs amis, Perpignan, 1958, p. 38 (original wood version illustrated; titled Stèle aux quatre personnages, quand le conteur parle...).
    C. Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, pp. 60-61 and 222, no. 96 (original wood version illustrated and wood version illustrated again in color, p. 99, pl. XV).
    G.M. Sugana, L'opera completa di Gauguin, Milan, 1972, no. 11 (original wood version illustrated; dated circa 1900).