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    Sale 5338

    20th Century Decorative Arts

    1 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    RICHARD GUINO

    EVE A CIRE PERDUE PATINATED BRONZE, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    RICHARD GUINO
    EVE A CIRE PERDUE PATINATED BRONZE, CIRCA 1930
    the two dimensional figure holds an apple in one hand, her robes drape behind her, on a three dimensional bronze scalloped base, signed in the maquette GVINO, Cire Perdue and foundry seal, EA 3
    29 1/8in. (74cm.) high


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    Richard Guino (1890-1973), a Spanish born sculptor and pupil of Maillol, as a young man (1913-18) collaborated with Pierre Auguste Renoir when the latter's hands were disabled with arthritis.

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    Provenance

    Maison Jansen.