Lot 9: Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)

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May 1, 2005, 12:00 AM EST
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Description: 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
Artist or Maker: Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
Literature: R. Cogniat, Zadkine, Paris, 1958, no. 37 (another cast illustrated).
S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, no. 431 (another cast illustrated).
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