7 June 2016
Kees Verkade (b. 1941)
signed with initials, dated and numbered 'KV 78 3/6' (on the side of the base)
bronze with a black patina
32.5 cm. high
Conceived and cast in 1978 in an edition of six
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner circa 1980.
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C. Denninger-Schreuder, J. Sillevis, Verkade: sculptuur, The Hague, 2001, p. 75-77 (another version illustrated).
To be sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
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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