• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    Honore Daumier (1808-1879)


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    Honore Daumier (1808-1879)
    stamped with foundry mark 'MLG BRONZE' (on the back); numbered '15/25' (on the underside)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 7½ in. (19.1 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1830-1835; this bronze version cast in 1929-1952

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    M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by Mr. and Mrs. Sidney F. Brody, May 1961.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the casting information:
    Conceived circa 1830-1835; this bronze version cast in 1929-1952

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody


    M. Gobin, Daumier sculpteur, Avec un catalogue raisonné et illustré de l'oeuvre sculpté, Geneva, 1952, no. 36.
    J.L. Wasserman, Daumier Sculpture, A Critical and Comparative Study, Cambridge, 1969, pp. 115-118, no. 23d (unbaked clay version illustrated, pp. 116-117; another cast illustrated, p. 118).