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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1307

    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)

    Le retour du fils prodigue

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    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
    Le retour du fils prodigue
    signed and numbered 'O. ZADKINE 0/5 ' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur, Paris' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 46 ½ in. (118.1 cm.)
    Conceived in 1952; this bronze version cast in 1962


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner, by 1964.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the present lot was cast in 1962 and that it was acquired from the artist by the family of the present owner by 1964.


    Literature

    ARK, no. 6, 1961.
    J. Cassou, Ossip Zadkine, Amriswil, 1962 (another cast illustrated, pl. 18).
    I. Jianou, Zadkine, Paris, 1964, p. 105 (another cast illustrated, pl. 74; dated 1953).
    U. Gertz, Ossip Zadkine, Duisburg, 1965, pp. 32 and 63 (another cast illustrated, pls. 36-37; titled Retour de l'enfant prodigue).
    Musée Zadkine, ed., Sculptures, Paris, 1989, p. 156, no. 153 (another cast illustrated).
    S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p. 500, no. 440b (another cast illustrated).