• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 7833

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    3 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 496

    Joseph Csaky (1888-1971)


    Price Realised  


    Joseph Csaky (1888-1971)
    signed, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'A/C CSAKY E.A.1 Blanchet Fondeur' (at the back of the base)
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 16 in. (40.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1920 and cast in bronze between 1974 and 1990 in an edition of eight plus two épreuves d'artiste and two casts hors commerce; this work cast in 1983

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    Galerie Vallois, Paris.
    Hanina Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2000.


    W. George, Csaky, 1930 (the stone version illustrated).
    E. Balas, Joseph Csaky, A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture, Philadelphia, 1998, p. 75 (illustrated fig. 51).
    F. Marcilhac, Joseph Csaky, du cubisme historique à la figuration réaliste: catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2007, no. FM.33/c (another cast illustrated).


    Troyes, Musée d'Art moderne, Csaky, Sculptures, dessins, June - September 1986, no. 14 (illustrated).