London, South Kensington
26 June 2015
Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)
Variations on a Chisel VII: Begging Poet
signed with the initial 'L' and marked with the thumbprint (on the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.)
Conceived and cast circa 1951-1952, this work is unique.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's Parke Bernet, Los Angeles, 25 February 1974, lot. 122.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2, The American Years, 1941-1973, London, 2000, no. 461 (illustrated p. 54).
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.
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