7 May 2008
Joseph Csaky (1888-1971)
Adam et Eve (variante, grand modèle)
signed, numbered, and stamped with foundry mark 'CSAKY 2/8 AC BLANCHET FONDEUR' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 67¼ in. (170.8 cm.)
Length: 40 in. (101.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1933; this bronze version cast in 1979
Galerie Vallois, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1987.
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F. Marcilhac, Jospeh Csaky: Du cubisme historique à la figuration réaliste, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2007, p. 358, no. FM.195/b (another cast illustrated).
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