4 November 2004
Property from the Collection of Nathan L. Halpern
Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
Femme assise au luth
signed with initials and numbered 'OZ 1/6' (on the right side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the left side of the base)
bronze with gold and green patina
Height: 17 in. (43.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1925; this bronze version cast circa 1966
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan L. Halpern, New York.
By descent from the above to the present owners.
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S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, p. 189, no. 152a (plaster version illustrated).
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