• Sale 8257

    Impressionist/Modern

    8 February 2013, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    Théo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926)

    André Gide

    Price Realised  

    Théo van Rysselberghe (1862-1926)
    André Gide
    with the foundry mark 'A.RUDIER. FONDEUR PARIS.' (on the reverse)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 12¼ in. (31 cm.)
    Cast in an edition of five and gifted by the artist to close friends including Gide, Jean Schlumberger and Jacques Copeau.


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    Olivier Bertrand and Pascal de Sadeleer have confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.

    Literature

    P. Fierens, Théo Van Rysselberghe, Brussels, 1937.
    J.Muls, Een eeuw portret, Diest, 1944.
    R. Feltkamp, Théo Van Rysselberghe 1862 - 1926, catalogue raisonn, Paris, 2003, no. S-3 (illustrated p. 214).