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    Sale 7737

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale (immediately following Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper)

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 308

    Pablo Gargallo (1881-1934)

    Kiki de Montparnasse

    Price Realised  


    Pablo Gargallo (1881-1934)
    Kiki de Montparnasse
    signed with the monogram and numbered '3/7' (on the reverse)
    polished bronze
    Height: 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.)
    Conceived in 1928 and cast circa 1930 by the Andro-Grandhomme foundry in a numbered edition of seven plus three épreuves d'artiste

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    Georges Bernheim, Paris.
    Galerie de l'Elysée [Alex Maguy], Paris.
    Acquired by the father of the present owner, and thence by descent.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the dimensions stated in the catalogue include the base and adjustable stem; the height of the head is 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.).

    Pre-Lot Text



    P. Courthion, Gargallo, Sculptures et dessins, Paris, 1937, no. 54 (another cast illustrated).
    Musée Rodin (ed.), Pablo Gargallo, Paris, 1970, no. 57 (another cast illustrated).
    P. Courthion & P. Anguera-Gargallo, L'oeuvre complet de Pablo Gargallo, Paris, 1973, p. 151, no. 113 (another cast illustrated pp. 104 & 150).
    J. Anguera, Gargallo, Paris, 1979, pp. 122-3 (another cast illustrated pp. 128-9).
    B. Klüver & J. Martin, Kiki's Paris: Artists & Lovers 1900-1930, New York, 1989, p. 245 (another cast illustrated).