2 May 2012
Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
La forêt humaine
signed with initials, numbered and inscribed with foundry mark 'OZ 3/5 SUSSE FONDEUR PARIS' (on the top of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 24½ in. (62.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1948; this bronze version cast in 1960
Van der Wal collection.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p.
466, no. 409b (terracotta version illustrated).
Please note this work was cast in 1960.
Artists, patrons and critics have argued for centuries over the right way to frame a painting. Ultimately, it’s a matter of personal taste, says Andrew Graham-Dixon
From Klimt and Schiele in New York to the Pre-Raphaelites in San Francisco — here’s our roundup of these and other major exhibitions from Chicago to São Paulo
Works by Miró, Klee, Degas, Cézanne and more, offered in the Impressionist & Modern Works on Paper sale on 21 June at Christie’s in London
Our specialists’ tips, from what to look for in a glaze to how to read hidden stamps. Illustrated with works offered in Picasso Ceramics — Online, 15-22 June 2018
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him