Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954)

Femme à la draperie

Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
Femme à la draperie
stamped with the monogram, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark ‘HL. 2/6 CIRE PERDUE C VALSUANI’ (on the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 5 1/4 (13 cm.)
Length: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.)
Conceived in 1954 and cast in an edition of six
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 063022).
Dunkelman Gallery, Toronto.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 13 November 1996, lot 228.
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne (no. 3922).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
W. Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, p. 219 (another cast illustrated p. 214).
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. These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.
Sale room notice
Please note the correct height of this work is 5 1/4 in. (13 cm.) and not as stated in the printed catalogue.

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Quentin Laurens, the holder of the Droit Moral, has kindly confirmed that this work is registered in his archives.

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