Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)
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Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)

Portrait of a Male Nude

Details
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915)
Portrait of a Male Nude
charcoal, red chalk and watercolour
20 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (52.4 x 39.6 cm.)
Provenance
Claude Lovat Fraser.
A.G. Thomas, his sale; Sotheby's, London, 15 December 1965, lot 83.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 23 May 1984, lot 113.
Stanley J. Seeger, his sale; Sotheby's, London, 14 June 2001, lot 56, where purchased by the present owner.
Special notice

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Lot Essay

This work bears a striking resemblance to the Self Portrait of 1912 (illustrated in Evelyn Silber and David Finn, Gaudier-Brzeska, London, 1996, p. 6, fig. 3) in its powerful contouring of the face and neck of the figure.
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