HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954)
HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954)
HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954)
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HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954)

Femme couchée

Details
HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954)
Femme couchée
bronze with brown patina
length: 16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1929, and cast in bronze during the artist's lifetime
Provenance
Galerie Simon, Paris.
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York, by 1952.
Gertrude Bernoudy, Saint Louis, by whom acquired from the above, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's New York, 10 November 1994, lot 443.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Exhibited
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Six Interpretations in Bronze, 1946.
New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Henri Laurens, May - June 1952, no. 10.
London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Henri Laurens, Sculpture and Drawings, September - October 1957, no. 9 (illustrated).
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent. This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.

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