• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 390

    Pablo Gargallo (1881-1934)

    Main d'Angel de Soto

    Price Realised  

    Pablo Gargallo (1881-1934)
    Main d'Angel de Soto
    signed with the monogram, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark '2/7 E.GODARD CIRE PERDUE' (on the base)
    bronze with black patina
    9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high
    Conceived in 1920 as a bust of Angel de Soto; the hand conceived as an independent work in 1928 and cast in an edition of seven plus three épreuves d'artiste


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    Provenance

    Galerie Theo, Madrid.
    Acquired from the above by Don. Bartholomé March Servera in 1975.


    Literature

    P. Courthion & P. Anguera-Gargallo, L'oeuvre complet de Pablo Gargallo, Paris, 1973, no. 69c, p. 139 (another cast illustrated pp. 67 & 139).