26 June 2002
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MRS PIERINA DE GAVARDIE
Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
signed with the monogram, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'HL 4/6 C.Valsuani Cire Perdue' (on the reverse)
bronze with brown patina
Length: 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.)
Conceived in 1940
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris.
Pierina de Gavardie, Paris.
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W. Hofmann & D.H. Kahnweiler, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, p. 219 (another cast illustrated p. 188).
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