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    Sale 2023

    Impressionist and Modern Art

    10 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

    Small Study for the Rape of Europa

    Price Realised  

    Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
    Small Study for the Rape of Europa
    marked with artist's thumbprint (on the top of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 4¾ in. (12.1 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1969-1970


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    Provenance

    Anon. (acquired from the artist) sale; Christie's, New York, 16 November 1983, lot 436.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Pierre Levai has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.

    Please note this sculpture was conceived circa 1969-1970.