• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 271

    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)

    Torse de femme

    Price Realised  

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    Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
    Torse de femme
    signed and numbered 'O.ZADKINE 1/8' (on the right side); stamped and inscribed with foundry mark 'RESYRGAM Susse Frères Paris' (on the left side)
    bronze with black patina
    Height: 42¾ in. (108.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1944; this bronze version cast in 1987


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    Provenance

    Galerie Vallois, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1992.


    Literature

    J.C. Rich, The Materials and Methods of Sculpture, New York, 1947, pl. 54B (another version illustrated).
    H. Frank, "Ossip Zadkine," Schöner Wohnen, Hamburg, September 1961, p. 42.
    I. Jianou, "Zadkine l'artiste et le poète," Journal Artcurial, Paris, May 1979, no. 323.
    C. Lichtenstern, Ossip Zadkine, der bildhauer und seine ikonographie, Berlin, 1980, no. 91.
    S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p. 417, no. 383b (another version illustrated).