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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1359

    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

    Biblical Scene II

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    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
    Biblical Scene II
    signed, numbered and marked with artist's thumbprint 'JLipchitz 3/7' (on the top of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1950


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    Pierre Levai has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the late owners, December 1957.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. HERBERT KAYDEN AND DR. GABRIELLE REEM


    Literature

    J. Lipchitz and H.H. Arnason, My Life in Sculpture, New York, 1972, p.184 (another cast illustrated, p. 185, fig. 167).
    A.G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, The American Years, 1941-1973, New York, 2000, vol. 2, p. 51, no. 448 (another cast illustrated; another cast illustrated again, p. 156).