Arno Breker (1900-1991)
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Arno Breker (1900-1991)

Portrait bust of Salvador Dalí

Details
Arno Breker (1900-1991)
Portrait bust of Salvador Dalí
signed, dated and stamped with the foundry mark 'Arno Breker 1974-75 Fondeur H·S·D' (on the side of the neck)
bronze with gold and black patina
35 in. (89 cm.) high
Conceived in plaster circa 1974-1975 and cast in bronze in 1974-1975
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Koller Auktionen, Zurich, 2 November 1995, lot 4201.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 2 December 1996, lot 324.
Acquired at the above sale.
Literature
V.G. Probst, Der Bildhauer Arno Breker, Eine Untersuchung, Paris, 1978, p. 61 (the plaster illustrated pl. 75; dated '1975').
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.
All sold and unsold lots marked with a filled square in the catalogue that are not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the day of the sale, and all sold and unsold lots not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the fifth Friday following the sale, will be removed to the warehouse of ‘Cadogan Tate’. Please note that there will be no charge to purchasers who collect their lots within two weeks of this sale.

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