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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 210

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)

    Tête de femme

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
    Tête de femme
    signed with the monogram and numbered 'HL. 5/6' (on the top of the base); stamped with the foundry mark 'C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the side of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 16 5/8 in. (42.7 cm.)
    Conceived in 1925 and executed in an edition of seven numbered 0/6 to 6/6


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    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 05677/5).
    Waddington Galleries, London.
    Private collection, London, by whom acquired from the above on 16 May 1970, and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    50 YEARS OF CONNOISSEURSHIP – PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    D.-H. Kahnweiler, exh. cat., Henri Laurens, London, 1957, no. 6 (another cast illustrated).
    Henri Laurens, exh. cat., Geneva, 1969, no. 3 (another cast illustrated p. 8).
    M. Harrison, exh. cat., Henri Laurens, Bronzes, Collages, Drawings, Prints, London, 1980, no. 6 (another cast illustrated p. 4).
    S. Kuthy, exh. cat., Henri Laurens, 1885-1954, Bern, 1985, no. 39, p. 87 (another cast illustrated).