• Important 20th Century Decorat auction at Christies

    Sale 2230

    Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design

    8 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    FRANCOIX-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

    'GUÉPARD, TÊTE DE CÔTÉ' A PATINATED BRONZE CHEETAH, DESIGNED 1994

    Price Realised  

    FRANCOIX-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
    'Guépard, Tête de Côté' A Patinated Bronze Cheetah, designed 1994
    number 2 from an edition of 8 pairs numbered A or B plus 4 pairs of artist's proofs
    28¾ in. (73.2 cm.) high, 64 in. (162.6 cm.) long, 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) wide
    stamped fxL LALANNE 1995 2B/8 and with foundry mark


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    cf. D. Marchessau, The Lalannes, Paris/New York, 1998, p. 42 for an image of two cheetahs in the Lalanne garden at Ury.