13 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FOUNDATION
CLAUDE LALANNE (b. 1924)
'Capucine' A Patinated Bronze Bust, 1978
edition of 4, this cast number 2 of 4 artist's proofs
12¼ in. (31 cm.) high
marked CL LALANNE EA 2/4
Pierre and Maria Gaetana Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist). Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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cf. Exhibition catalogue, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2007, p. 39 for a photograph of the Lalannes' living room with another cast of this bust.
A 'Capucine' bust in the Lalanne's living room
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