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Lot 272: After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

Est: £18,000 GBP - £24,000 GBPSold:
Christie'sFebruary 08, 2005London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

Femme nue debout
signed 'P.Gauguin' (on the top of the base); numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'H.C.1 C.Valsuani Cire Perdue' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm.)
Conceived circa 1890-1891 and cast in bronze at a later date

Artist or Maker

Literature

M. Bodelsen, Gauguin's Ceramics, London, 1960, p. 139 (ceramic illustrated).
J. Rewald, Post-Impressionism, from Van Gogh to Gauguin, New York, 1956, p. 442 (ceramic illustrated).
C. Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, no. 92 (ceramic illustrated p. 214-215).

Provenance

Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 June 1991, lot 81.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Notes

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Auction Details

Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

by
Christie's
February 08, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

8 King Street, St. James's, London, LDN, SW1Y 6QT, UK