4 November 2009
Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
Le Violoncelliste ou Le Compositeur
signed, numbered and inscribed with foundry mark 'OZADKINE 7/8 Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of the base)
bronze with golden brown patina
Height: 24 3/8 in. (61.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1935
Acquired by the present owner in the 1980s.
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M.-C. Dane, Musée Zadkine Sculptures, Paris, 1982, p. 71, no. 73 (another cast illustrated).
S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p. 315, no. 277b (another cast illustrated).
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