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Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
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Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

Etude pour Figure: Maquette no. 2

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Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
Etude pour Figure: Maquette no. 2
signed, numbered and marked with artist's thumbprint 'JLipchitz 6/7' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 9 7/8 in. (25.3 cm.)
Conceived in 1926
Provenance
Estate of the artist.
Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner, March 1980.
Literature
B. Van Bork, Jacques Lipchitz, The Artist at Work, New York, 1966, p. 157 (terracotta version illustrated).
H.H. Arnason, Jacques Lipchitz, Sketches in Bronze, London, 1969, p. 14 (another cast illustrated, pl. 25).
J. Lipchitz and H.H. Arnason, My Life in Sculpture, New York, 1972, no. 74 (another cast illustrated).
A.G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, The Paris Years, 1910-1940, New York, 1996, vol. 1, p. 77, no. 204 (another cast illustrated).

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