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FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
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Property from the Collection of Sheila W. and Richard J. Schwartz
FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)

'GRAND MOUFLON DE PAULINE' BAR CABINET, 2007

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FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE (1927-2008)
'Grand Mouflon de Pauline' Bar Cabinet, 2007
number 4 from an edition of 8 plus 4 artist's proofs
gilt bronze, maillechort, with red painted interior
50 ½ in. (128.2 cm.) high, 46 in. (116.8 cm.) wide, 17 in. (43.1 cm.) deep
with artist's monogram FXL and impressed LALANNE 2007 4/8
Provenance
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2008
Literature
Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, exhibition catalogue, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York and Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, 2006, front cover and p. 75 for a patinated bronze variant of the model in desk form
P. Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier LALANNE: art, work, life, New York, 2012, np. for another example of this model
P. Smith, Devotion, New Haven, 2017, front cover for a patinated bronze variant of the model in desk form

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Christie's would like to thank the Lalanne studio for their assistance with the cataloguing of this lot.

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