3 December 1996
Rembrandt Bugatti (1884-1916)
Femme nue assise se coiffant
signed 'Bugatti' (on the base), and with the foundry mark 'CIRE PERDUE AA HEBRARD' (on the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
14¾in. (37.5cm.) high
Conceived in 1906 and cast at a later date
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
J. C. Des Cordes, V. Fromanger Des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti, catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1987, p.150 (another cast illustrated).
This cast is numbered '3' (on the base)
John S. Grioni has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
Francis Bacon's poignant celebration of George Dyer, the artist's most important subject, will star in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 17 May