10 November 1999
Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
signed and numbered 'O ZADKINE 1/6' (on the base), stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE FONDEUR.PARIS' (on the side of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 84 in. (214.6 cm.)
Width: 47 in. (120.7 cm.)
Depth: 22 in. (57.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1966, this bronze version cast 13 October 1969
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S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpt, Paris, 1994, p. 625, no. 571 (plaster version illustrated).
The work is stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE FONDEUR.PARIS' (on the side of the base).
Decorative and dangerous, the most impressive group of courtly quality weapons to come to auction in well over a generation
This month, Christie’s offers one of the American artist’s large-scale works. In October, she will tackle the monumental proportions of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall