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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 307

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)

    L'architecture

    Price Realised  

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
    L'architecture
    signed with the monogram, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'HL 4/6 C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.)
    Width: 10¾ in. (27.3 cm.)
    Depth: 10½ in. (26.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1928-1932 and cast in an edition of seven


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    Quentin Laurens, holder of the droit morale, has confirmed that the sculpture, L'architecture, will be included in the forthcoming Henri Laurens catalogue de l'oeuvre.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 06753).
    Saidenberg Gallery, New York.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1987, lot 284.