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    Sale 7599

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    24 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

    Homme à la guitare

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    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
    Homme à la guitare
    signed with initials 'JL' (on the front); signed, numbered and marked with the thumb print '2/7 JLipchitz' (along the top edge); inscribed with the foundry mark 'MODERN ART FOUNDRY. NEW YORK. N.Y.' (along the left edge)
    bronze with dark green patina
    44½ x 89½ in. (113 x 227.3 cm.)
    Conceived in 1923 and cast in an edition of seven in the artist's lifetime

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    Marlborough Gerson Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owners in May 1977.

    Pre-Lot Text



    A. Wilkinson, The Sculptures of Jacques Lipchitz: A Catalogue Raisonné, Volume One, The Paris Years, 1910-1940, New York, 1996, no. 153, p. 218 (another cast illustrated p. 65).


    New York, Marlborough Gerson Gallery, Jacques Lipchitz: Sculptures and Drawings from the Cubist Epoch, February - March 1977, no. 39.