• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 264

    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)

    Le Violoncelliste ou Le Compositeur

    Price Realised  

    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
    Le Violoncelliste ou Le Compositeur
    signed, numbered and inscribed with foundry mark 'OZADKINE 7/8 Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with golden brown patina
    Height: 24 3/8 in. (61.9 cm.)
    Conceived in 1935


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in the 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    M.-C. Dane, Musée Zadkine Sculptures, Paris, 1982, p. 71, no. 73 (another cast illustrated).
    S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p. 315, no. 277b (another cast illustrated).