5 February 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE SWEDISH COLLECTOR
Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
signed with the monogram, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'HL 5/8 C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the top of the base)
bronze with golden patina
Length: 10½ in. (26.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1921
Galerie Simon, Paris.
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 6743/5).
Carl Gemzell, Stockholm.
A gift from the above to the present owner in 2001.
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S. Kuthy, Henri Laurens 1885-1954, Fribourg, 1985, no. 25 (another cast illustrated p. 74).
Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Carl Gemzells samling, 1996 (illustrated p. 57).
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Please note that the length of this work is 12 in. (30.2 cm.), and not as stated in the catalogue.
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