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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 333

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)

    Femme agenouillée

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
    Femme agenouillée
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 13¾ in. (35 cm.)
    Conceived in 1929


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    Provenance

    Galerie Simon, Paris (no. 11111/3).
    Lucien Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris (no. 3593).
    Acquired by the present owner in the 1950s or 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL GEMZELL, STOCKHOLM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE MEDEVI BRUNNS FOUNDATION


    Literature

    W. Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, p. 128 (another cast illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Carl Gemzells samling, 1996 (illustrated p. 59).