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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1373

    Georges Braque (1882-1963)

    Poisson

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Georges Braque (1882-1963)
    Poisson
    bronze with brown patina
    Length: 14 in. (35.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1942; this bronze version cast by 1949


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    Quentin Laurens, the holder of the Droit Moral, has kindly confirmed that this work is registered in his archives.

    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris.
    Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York (by 1949).
    William W. Crocker, San Francisco.
    Gertrude Bernoudy, St. Louis.
    Private collection, Los Angeles (1994).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    S. Fumet, Sculptures de Braque, Paris, 1951, no. 32 (another cast illustrated).
    M. Gieure, G. Braque, Paris, 1956, p. 73 (another cast illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), Sculpture, September-October 1949, no. 7 (illustrated).
    New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Sculpture by Painters, November-December 1951, no. 9.