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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1292

    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)

    Pollux

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
    Pollux
    signed and numbered 'ZADKINE 3/8' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with gold and brown patina
    Height: 39 3/8 in. (100 cm.)
    Conceived in 1953-1955


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    Provenance

    Valentine Prax, France (wife of the artist).
    Anon. sale, Tajan, Paris, 21 December 2000, lot 67.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 6 February 2002, lot 158.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    I. Jianou, Zadkine, Paris, 1979, p. 82, no. 330 (dated 1944).
    "Zadkine jugé par ses pairs," Connaissance des arts, no. 328, June 1979, p. 84 (another cast illustrated).
    S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p. 509, no. 449 (another cast illustrated).