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    Sale 2009

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    13 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (b. 1927)

    'RHINOCÉROS III' A PATINATED BRONZE FIGURE, 1974

    Price Realised  

    FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (b. 1927)
    'Rhinocéros III' A Patinated Bronze Figure, 1974
    edition of 8 plus one, this example number 3 of 4 artist's proofs
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, 14 in. (35.5 cm.) wide, 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) deep
    marked FXL LALANNE 3/4 EA Bocquel Fondeur


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    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