Jacques Lipchitz (1891 - 1973)

Lot 33: Jacques Lipchitz 1891-1973 LA BAIGNEUSE Signed J Lipchitz, marked with the thumbprint, inscribed wit...

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November 7, 2001
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Description: Jacques Lipchitz 1891-1973 LA BAIGNEUSE Signed J Lipchitz, marked with the thumbprint, inscribed with the foundry mark Modern Art Foundry, New York, N.Y. and numbered 3/7 Bronze, brown patina Height: 77 1/4in. 196.2cm. Conceived in 1923-25 and cast in August 1961 in New York. Provenance Estate of the artist The Marlborough Gallery, London Acquired from the above in 1999 Exhibited Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Jacques Lipchitz, A Life in Sculpture, 1989, no. 43 Paris, Palais Royal; Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Lipchitz - Dans les Jardins du Palais Royal, 1998 Literature The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz (exhibition catalogue), The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1954, illustration of the plaster p. 41 Jacques Lipchitz (exhibition catalogue), Stadtische Galerie, Munich, 1957, no. 41, illustration of another cast Jacques Lipchitz (exhibition catalogue), Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1959, no. 41, another cast listed Jacques Lipchitz, A Retrospective Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings (exhibition catalogue), The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1960, no. 11, another cast listed Abraham M. Hammacher, Jacques Lipchitz, New York, 1960, illustration of another cast pl. 30 Jacques Lipchitz (exhibition catalogue), Dallas Museum of Art, 1965, another cast listed Jacques Lipchitz, Skulpturen und Zeichnungen 1911-1969 (exhibition catalogue), Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum der Stadt Duisburg, 1971, no. 29, illustration of another cast p. 58 Jacques Lipchitz and Henry H. Arnason, My Life in Sculpture, New York, 1972, fig. 59, illustration of another cast p. 75 Alan G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, a Catalogue Raisonne, London, 1996, no. 169, illustrated p. 68 The present bronze is the third of seven casts of Lipchitz's monumental sculpture, La Baigneuse, cast in New York by the artist in 1961 from the original plaster model conceived in Paris between 1923-2
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