9 June 2004
(+ cert.) Kees Verkade (Dutch, B.1941)
Hymne à l'amour
signed, dated and numbered 'KVerkade 83 4/6' (on the base) and with foundry mark 'CUVOI fondeur' (on the base)
bronze with a brown patina
35 cm. high (incl. bronze base)
Conceived in 1983 and cast in an edition of six.
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C. Denninger ed., Kees Verkade, beeldhouwer, sculptor, sculpteur, The Hague 1999, p. 59 (ill. of another cast)
Sold with a certificate of authenticty signed by the artist.
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