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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)

    Petite femme au miroir

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
    Petite femme au miroir
    signed with initials, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'HL 4/6 C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with golden brown patina
    Height: 13¾ in. (35 cm.)
    Conceived in 1929; this bronze version cast in the artist's lifetime


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    Provenance

    Galerie Beyeler, Basel.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the additional provenance:
    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
    Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
    Please note this bronze version was cast in the artist's lifetime.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private New York Estate


    Literature

    W. Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, p. 218 (larger version illustrated, pl. 129).