• Fine American Paintings, Drawi auction at Christies

    Sale 2285

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    Leonard Baskin (1922-2000)

    'Oedipus in Exile'

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    Leonard Baskin (1922-2000)
    'Oedipus in Exile'
    inscribed 'Baskin 1971' (on the base)--inscribed 'KENNEDY GALLERY' and stamped '3' (along the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    38½ in. (97.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Kennedy Galleries Inc., New York.
    Private collection, Sands Point, New York, acquired from the above, circa 1980.


    Literature

    I.B. Jaffe, The Sculpture of Leonard Baskin, New York, 1980, pp. 184, 217, another example listed.
    The Cottage Gallery, Leonard Baskin: Sculptures, Reliefs, Drawings, Watercolours, Graphics, exhibition catalogue, London, 1981, pp. 7, 13, no. 6, another example illustrated.