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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1298

    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

    Etude pour Figure: Maquette no. 2

    Price Realised  

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    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
    Etude pour Figure: Maquette no. 2
    signed, numbered and marked with artist's thumbprint 'JLipchitz 6/7' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 9 7/8 in. (25.3 cm.)
    Conceived in 1926


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    Pierre Levai has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Estate of the artist.
    Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York.
    Acquired by the present owner, March 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT MIDWESTERN COLLECTION


    Literature

    B. Van Bork, Jacques Lipchitz, The Artist at Work, New York, 1966, p. 157 (terracotta version illustrated).
    H.H. Arnason, Jacques Lipchitz, Sketches in Bronze, London, 1969, p. 14 (another cast illustrated, pl. 25).
    J. Lipchitz and H.H. Arnason, My Life in Sculpture, New York, 1972, no. 74 (another cast illustrated).
    A.G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, The Paris Years, 1910-1940, New York, 1996, vol. 1, p. 77, no. 204 (another cast illustrated).