5 November 2003
Georges Braque (1882-1963)
Petit Cheval (Gelinotte)
signed and numbered 'G.Braque 3/6' (on the back of the hind legs); inscribed with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of one front leg)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 7½ in. (19.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1939; this bronze version cast in 1955-1956
Jerome K. Orbach; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 3 October 1990, lot 138.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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