Lot 133
  • 133

François-Xavier Lalanne

400,000 - 600,000 USD
735,000 USD
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  • François-Xavier Lalanne
  • "Mouton de Laine"
  • signed FXL and dated 68
  • patinated bronze, original wool, aluminum, wood
  • Height: Approximately 35 inches


Gifted by Adelaide de Menil to Bill Copley, New York
Christie’s New York, November 10, 1993, lot 126
Private Collection
Christie’s Paris, December 12, 2005, lot 34


Daniel Marchesseau, les Lalanne, Paris, 1998, pp. 58-59 (for the model with white wool)
Reed Krakoff, Ben Brown and Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York and Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, 2006, frontis (for the model with white wool)
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 192-193 (for the model with white wool) and 194-195
Les Lalanne, Paris, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, pp. 40-41
Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, 2012, n.p.
Les Lalanne: Fifty Years of Work, 1964-2015, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2015, pp. 30 and 50 (for the model with white wool), 83 and 137
Delphine and Reed Krakoff, Houses That We Dreamt Of: The Interiors of Delphine and Reed Krakoff, New York, 2017, pp. 13-14 (for the present lot illustrated)