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Jacques Lipchitz (1891 - 1973)

Lot 452: Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)


June 23, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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signed 'Lipchitz' (upper right)
watercolour on paper
19 x 11 7/8 in. (48.3 x 30.2 cm.)

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Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973)


Arbit Blatas and Regina Resnik, a wedding gift from the artist.


Lipchitz usually made drawings prior to executing his ideas for sculptures three dimensionally. This is a very good example of his early cubist work. A close correlation can be drawn between this work and the artist's sculptures of 1915-1916, such as Sculpture (Wilkinson, no. 37), in which the same obelisque form can be found.

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