CHANA ORLOFF (1888-1968)
CHANA ORLOFF (1888-1968)
CHANA ORLOFF (1888-1968)
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CHANA ORLOFF (1888-1968)

Maternité enceinte

CHANA ORLOFF (1888-1968)
Maternité enceinte
signed, dated and stamped with the foundry mark 'CIRE PERDUE F. CARVILLANI Ch Orloff 1919' (at the foot of the base)
bronze with a black-brown patina
height: 17 5⁄8 in. (44.8 cm.)
Conceived in 1919, this work was cast during the artist's lifetime
Shindel Lee, Israel, by the 1970s, and thence by descent to her estate.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
G. Kahn, "Chana Orloff" in Les Feuillets d'Art, no. 5, July 1922, pp. 231-232.
R. Rey, "Salon de l'Araignée" in Le Crapouillot, 1 May 1924, pp. 18-20.
A. Alexandre, "Les Sculpteurs à l'Exposition", La Renaissance de l'Art, 1925.
E. des Courières, Chana Orloff, Paris, 1927, p. 324.
H. Gamzou, Chana Orloff, Israel, 1951.
A. Vidal, "Couleurs, Formes..." in Tribune Juive, 27 January 1984.
M. Vellay & K. Frampton, Pierre Chareau, Paris, 1984.
F. Marcilhac, Chana Orloff, Paris, 1991, no. 37, p. 210 (another cast illustrated p. 211; titled 'Maternité debout enceinte' and dated '1920').
Further details
Ariane Tamir has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.

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