• Impressionist & Modern Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5851

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    25 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)

    Hamlet

    Price Realised  

    Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
    Hamlet
    signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'E BOURDELLE/VI/CIRE/VALSUANI' (on the reverse) and signed again 'c Bourdelle' (on the side)
    bronze with green patina
    14¼ x 6¾ x 4¼in. (36.1 x 17.5 x 10.8cm.)
    Conceived in 1891 (this bronze version cast at a later date) and executed in an edition of eight with two artist's proofs


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    Literature

    I. Jianou & M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1965, p.75, (another version illustrated, no.43).