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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    CLAUDE LALANNE (b. 1924)

    'CAPUCINE' A PATINATED BRONZE BUST, 1978

    Price Realised  

    CLAUDE LALANNE (b. 1924)
    'Capucine' A Patinated Bronze Bust, 1978
    edition of 4, this cast number 2 of 4 artist's proofs
    12¼ in. (31 cm.) high
    marked CL LALANNE EA 2/4


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    cf. Exhibition catalogue, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2007, p. 39 for a photograph of the Lalannes' living room with another cast of this bust.

    A 'Capucine' bust in the Lalanne's living room

    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    Pierre and Maria Gaetana Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist). Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FOUNDATION