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Lot 9: Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art at the Hilton Hotel
May 1, 2005
Tel Aviv, Israel
Le retour du fils prodigue
inscribed and dated 'O. Zadkine 54' and stamped 'EA' (on the back of the base), with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the upper right side of the base)
bronze with dark brown and green patina
Height: 32 1/4 in. (82 cm.)
Conceived in terracotta in 1950; this version cast in an edition of 5 plus 3 epreuves d'artiste from 1955
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Artist or Maker: Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
R. Cogniat, Zadkine, Paris, 1958, no. 37 (another cast illustrated).
S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, no. 431 (another cast illustrated).