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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 451

    Joseph Csaky (1888-1971)

    Adam et Eve (variante, grand modèle)

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    Estimate

    Joseph Csaky (1888-1971)
    Adam et Eve (variante, grand modèle)
    signed, numbered, and stamped with foundry mark 'CSAKY 2/8 AC BLANCHET FONDEUR' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 67¼ in. (170.8 cm.)
    Length: 40 in. (101.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1933; this bronze version cast in 1979


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    Provenance

    Galerie Vallois, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1987.


    Literature

    F. Marcilhac, Jospeh Csaky: Du cubisme historique à la figuration réaliste, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2007, p. 358, no. FM.195/b (another cast illustrated).