London, South Kensington
4 April 2007
Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
numbered '2/6' (underneath)
6¼ x 14 x 4in. (16.1 x 35.5 x 10.5cm.)
Conceived circa 1925 and executed in an edition of 6
Galerie Simon, Paris
Lady Norton, London
Thence by descent to the present owner
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D.-H. Kahnweiler established Galerie Simon in 1921 and, in the same year, became Laurens' dealer. Since neither Kahnweiler nor Laurens had the funds to produce bronzes at this time, many of the latter's works were created in terracotta.
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