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    Sale 2255

    The Modern Age: The Collection of Alice Lawrence

    5 - 6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 440

    Raoul Hague (1904-1993)

    Willy's Bride

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Raoul Hague (1904-1993)
    Willy's Bride
    walnut
    58 x 40 x 58 in. (147.3 x 101.6 x 147.3 cm.)
    Executed in 1981-1982


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    Provenance

    Estate of Raoul Hague, New York.
    The Raoul Hague Foundation, New York (gift from the above).
    Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1997.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF ALICE LAWRENCE


    Literature

    Art World, 15 April 1987, p. 4 (illustrated).
    T. Wolff, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 January 1990 (illustrated in color).
    Raoul Hague: Sculpture 1947-1989, exh. cat., Lennon, Weinberg Gallery, New York, 1990 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    The Arts Club of Chicago, Raoul Hague, January-February 1983.
    New York, Xavier Fourcade, Inc., Raoul Hague: Sculpture 1980-1986, March-May 1987 (illustrated on announcement card).
    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, Out of Wood: Recent Sculpture, December 1989-December 1990.
    Cologne, Galerie Alfred Kren, Raoul Hague: Important Sculpture, November-December 1990.
    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Major Sculptures from the Raoul Hague Foundation, September-October 1997.