signed 'O Zadkine' (on the left side); numbered and inscribed with the foundry mark '2/5 Susse Fondeur Paris' (on the back of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 19 3/4 in. (50.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1924; this bronze version cast between 1960 and 1962
Artist or Maker
Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967)
London, The Tate Gallery, Zadkine, 1961, no. 6 (dated 1920); this exhibition later travelled to Newcastle upon Tyne, Hatton Art Gallery and Bristol, City Art Gallery.
P. Humbourg, Zadkine, Paris, 1930, p. 37 (another cast illustrated).
'Kunst ohne Phrasen', in Kieler Nachtrichten, Kiel, 20 June 1961, p. 12.
I. Jianou, Zadkine, Paris, 1964, p. 78 (wood version illustrated pl. 42; dated '1918').
C. Lichtenstern, Ossip Zadkine, der bildhauer und seine ikonographie, Berlin, 1980, no. 110 (another cast illustrated).
Musée Zadkine (ed.), Sculptures, Paris, 1989, no. 25 (another cast illustrated p. 45).
S. Lecombre, Ossip Zadkine, L'oeuvre sculpté, Paris, 1994, no. 134 (plaster version illustrated p. 176).
Mr and Mrs Edgar B. Miller, Chicago, by whom acquired from the artist, and thence by descent.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 November 1992, lot 201.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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The Zadkine Museum has in its possession a letter dated 15 April 1961 from Edgar B. Miller to the artist regarding the purchase of this work.
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