28 - 29 October 2009
Pablo Gargallo (1881-1934)
Main d'Angel de Soto
signed with the monogram, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark '2/7 E.GODARD CIRE PERDUE' (on the base)
bronze with black patina
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high
Conceived in 1920 as a bust of Angel de Soto; the hand conceived as an independent work in 1928 and cast in an edition of seven plus three épreuves d'artiste
Galerie Theo, Madrid.
Acquired from the above by Don. Bartholomé March Servera in 1975.
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P. Courthion & P. Anguera-Gargallo, L'oeuvre complet de Pablo Gargallo, Paris, 1973, no. 69c, p. 139 (another cast illustrated pp. 67 & 139).
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