29 October 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
A French dual-patinated bronze figure of a dancer, entitled 'Sita'
Cast from a model by Emile-Coriolan-Hippolyte Guillemin, Circa 1895
The circular base inscribed Ele. Guillemin
32½in. (82.5cm.) high
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See previous lot for a note on Emile Guillemin.
Overall good condition.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July