3 December 1996
Rembrandt Bugatti (1884-1916)
signed, titled and dated 'R. Bugatti Anvers 1910 Gayal' (on the base), and with the foundry mark 'CIRE PERDUE AA HEBRARD' (on the base)
bronze with black patina
15in. (38cm.) high
Conceived in 1910 and cast at a later date
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J.-C. Des Cordes, V. Fromanger Des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti, catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1987, p. 254 (another cast illustrated).
John S. Grioni has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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