New York, East
23 April 1997
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES SIMON
William Zorach (1887-1966)
'Tookey', A Bronze Figure of a Seated Cat
inscribed 'W Zorach 1927 3/6'
16in. (41cm.) high on a black marble base; natural patina
Collection of the artist's children
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This work was cast in 1936.
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