1 July 2009
incised with the artist's signature, numbered and with the foundary mark 'Cesar 6/6 A. VALSUANI Cire Perdue' (on the base)
bronze with gold patina
12 x 6¼ x 5in. (30.5 x 15.7 x 12.7cm.)
Executed in 1965, this work is number six from an edition of six plus one artist proof
Moderne Kunsthandels Anstalt, Vaduz.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973.
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P. Restany, César, Milan 1988, no. 3 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 15).
D. Durand-Ruel, César Catalogue raisonné 1947-1964, vol. I, Paris 1994, no. 536.
This work will be included in the forthcoming César Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Denyse Durand-Ruel, Paris.
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