Lot 134
  • 134

François-Xavier Lalanne

Estimate
700,000 - 1,000,000 USD
Sold
1,215,000 USD
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Description

  • François-Xavier Lalanne
  • Four "Moutons de Laine"
  • sheep signed FXL and dated 71
    each ottoman signed FXL and dated 68
  • patinated bronze, original wool, aluminum, wood
  • sheep: 33 x 38 x 17 in. (83 x 96.5 x 43 cm)
    ottomans: 21 1/4  x 31 x 18 in. (54 x 78.8 x 45.7 cm) each
comprising one sheep and three ottomans

Provenance

For the sheep:
Demisch Danant, New York
For the ottomans:
Alexandre Iolas Gallery, New York
Bill Copley, New York
Christie’s New York, November 10, 1993, lot 126
Private Collection
Christie’s Paris, December 12, 2005, lot 34

Literature

Les Lalanne, exh. cat., Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1975, p. 10 (for the sheep and ottomans)
Daniel Marchesseau, Les Lalanne, Paris, 1998, pp. 33 and 36 (for the sheep and ottomans) and 58-59 (for the sheep)
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 sheep and ottomans) and p. 90 (for the present lot illustrated)
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 192-193 (for the sheep), 299, 303 and 305 (for the sheep and ottomans)
Les Lalanne, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, pp. 40-41 (for the sheep and ottomans)
Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, 2012, n.p. (for the sheep)
Les Lalanne: Fifty Years of Work, 1964-2015, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2015, pp. 30, 50, 83 and 137 (for the sheep and ottomans)
Delphine and Reed Krakoff, Houses That We Dreamt Of: The Interiors of Delphine and Reed Krakoff, New York, 2017, p. 12, 14-15, 46, 85-86, 115, 193 and 202 (for the present lot illustrated)


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