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Jacques Lipchitz (1891 - 1973)

Lot 311: Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

Christie's

February 8, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Musical intruments (hexagonal shape) II
signed, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'J.Lipchitz 3/7 C.Valsuani Cire Perdue' (on the back)
bronze with dark brown patina
19 3/4 x 18 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (50.2 x 47.6 x 8.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1923 and cast in an edition of seven

Artist or Maker

Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)

Literature

A.G. Wilkinson & A.M. Hammacher, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, The Paris Years, 1910-1940, London, 1996, no. 164 (another cast illustrated p. 67).

Provenance

Pierre Lanique, Paris, by whom acquired from the artist in the late 1920s, and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, London, 29 November 1995, lot 238.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

Notes

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

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