• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 420

    Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)

    Pénélope

    Price Realised  

    Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
    Pénélope
    signed, numbered, inscribed and stamped with the foundry mark 'BOURDELLE © BY Bourdelle C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE III' (on the base)
    bronze with brown and green patina
    Height: 16 in. (40.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1907


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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.


    Provenance

    Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner on 12 June 1967.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    I. Jianou & M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1965, no. 22 (another cast illustrated).