17 November 2016
Joseph Csaky (1888-1971)
Tête de femme
signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'CSAKY E.A.1 AC Blanchet Fondeur' (on the back of the base)
silvered and gilt bronze
Height: 11 7/8 in. (30 cm.)
Conceived in 1924; this bronze version cast in 1984
Galerie Vallois, Paris.
Acquired by the present owner, circa 2005.
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F. Marcilhac, Joseph Csaky, Du cubisme historique à la figuration réaliste, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2007, p. 333, no. 1924-FM.76/d (another cast illustrated; another version illustrated in color, p. 95 and on the cover).
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