Ossip Zadkine (1890 - 1967)

Lot 3: Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)

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June 22, 2012
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Description: Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
Centaur
signed, dated and numbered 'O.ZADKINE 1950 2/5' (at the right reverse of the base); inscribed with the foundry mark 'Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the front of the base)
bronze with dark brown and green patina
Height: 20½ in. (52 cm.)
Length: 16 1/8 in. (41 cm.)
Conceived in 1950 and cast in an edition of five plus three épreuve d'artiste.
Exhibited: Lyon, Musée de Lyon, Exposition Zadkine, March - April 1959, no. 47 (illustrated pl. II).
Literature: R. Cogniat, Zadkine, Paris, 1958 (another cast illustrated pl. 35; dated 1954).
I. Jianou, Zadkine, Paris, 1979, no. 374 (another cast illustrated pl. 23; dated 1952).
S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté. Paris, 1994, no. 429 (another cast illustrated p. 488).
Provenance: Private collection, Japan.
Notes: Artist's Resale Right ("droit de Suite").If the Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer also agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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