13 November 2015
Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
Birth of the Muses I
signed and marked with artist's thumbprint 'JLipchitz' (on the back)
bronze with gold patina
Height: 5 in. (12.7 cm.)
Conceived in 1944
Mary Callery, New York.
Curt Valentin Gallery, New York.
B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the late owners, February 1968.
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A.G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, The American Years, 1941-1973, New York, 2000, vol. 2, p. 251, no. 382 (another cast illustrated, p. 35).
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