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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 359

    Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876-1918)

    Les petits danseurs

    Price Realised  

    Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876-1918)
    Les petits danseurs
    signed 'R. Duchamp Villon' (lower left); inscribed 'Louis Carré. Editeur Paris' and inscribed with foundry mark '.Alexis Rudier..Fondeur.Paris.' (on the reverse)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    7¼ x 18½ in. (18.4 x 47 cm.)
    Conceived in 1911-1912; this bronze version cast by 1952


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    Provenance

    Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, November 1964.


    Literature

    W.C. Agee, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, New York, 1967, p. 70, no. 19 (another cast illustrated, p. 71).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Louis Carré, Sculptures de Duchamp-Villon, June-July 1963, no. 7 (illustrated, p. 25).