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    Sale 12294

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    24 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 53

    Chana Orloff (1888-1968)


    Price Realised  


    Chana Orloff (1888-1968)
    signed and numbered '4/8 ch. Orloff ' (on the top of the base), stamped with foundry mark 'Susse Foundeur.Paris' (on the side of the base)
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 24 ¾ in. (62.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1919, this cast is number 4 from the edition of 8

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    At first I am attracted by the plastic decorative side, if you prefer, and the character... I would like my works to be as alive as life...
    - Chana Orloff

    Sold with a photo-certificate from Ariane Tamir.

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    Private collection, Tel Aviv, by whom acquired circa 1950s, and thence by descent to the present owner.