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Lot 243: Ossip Zadkine (Russian/French, 1890-1967)
Twentieth Century Art including Belgian Art
November 29, 2005
Intimité ou Narcisse
signed and numbered '0/5 O. Zadkine' (on top of the base), and with foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (along the edge of the base)
partly polished bronze with a black patina
76 cm. high (incl. the bronze base)
Conceived in 1950 and cast in an edition of 6 plus one artist's proof and two H.C.
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Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner, in 1967.
Artist or Maker: Ossip Zadkine (Russian/French, 1890-1967)
Darmstadt, Mathildenhöhe, Neuen Darmstädter Sezession mit Ossip Zadkine, 6 September - 11 October 1953, no. 18 (another cast)
Osaka, Galerie Fujikawa, 1954, no. 15 (another cast)
Cologne, Galerie Czwiklitzer, 1954 (another cast)
Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum, Orpheus Zadkine, 28 November 1954 - 30 January 1955,no. 46 (another cast)
Paris, Maison de la Pensée française, July - October 1958, no. 76 (another cast)
Lyon, Musée Saint-Pierre, March - April 1959, no. 42
Osaka, Galerie Fujikawa, Autumn 1959 - Spring 1960, no. 24 (another cast)
Locarno, Galleria la Palma, June 1959, no. 4 (another cast)
Paris, Gallerie Lucie Weill, 6 June - 10 July 1962, no. 28 (another cast)
Arnhem, Gemeentemuseum, Van Rodin tot heden, 22 June - 1 October 1963, no. 93 (another cast)
Knokke, Casino communal, 30 June - 9 Septembre 1963, no. 67 (another cast)
Frankfurt, Galerie am Dom, Karmeliterkloster, 20 October - 7 december 1963, no. 36 (another cast)
Zürich, Kunsthaus, 1 September - 24 October 1965, no. 68 (another cast)
Cologne, Kunsthaus Lempertz, 2 April - 14 Mai 1966, no. 41 (another cast)
Arnhem, Sonsbeek 66, 27 May - 25 September 1966, no. 261 (another cast) Deurne, Museum Dinghuis, 13 January - 31 March 1968, no. 17 (another cast)
Paris, Musée Rodin et musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, October 1972 - January 1973, no. 88 (another cast)
Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Zadkine, Mythologie et poésie, 24 Octobre - 13 December 1992, no. 13 (another cast)
Exh.cat. Galerie Fujikawa, Osaka 1954, no. 17 (another cast ill.)
Lecombre, S., Ossip Zadkine, l'oeuvre sculpté, Paris 1994, p. 485 no. 426b (another cast ill.)