Lot 138
  • 138

Claude Lalanne

Estimate
500,000 - 700,000 USD
Sold
735,000 USD
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Description

  • Claude Lalanne
  • "Crocodile" Armchair
  • impressed Lalanne/2005/B and numbered 6/8
  • patinated bronze, galvanized copper, leather-upholstered cushion
  • 34 x 32 1/2  x 25 in. (86.4 x 82.6 x 63.5 cm)
number six from an edition of eight

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist, 2005

Literature

Les Lalanne, exh. cat., Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1975, pp. 70-71 (for related examples)
Daniel Marchesseau, les Lalanne, Paris, 1998, pp. 56 and 77 (for related examples)
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, p. 99
Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 170-171 (for related examples)
Les Lalanne, Paris, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, pp. 88, 90 and 92-93 (for the model and related examples)
Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, 2012, n.p. (for a related stool)
Les Lalanne: Fifty Years of Work, 1964-2015, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2015, pp. 72-73 and 103 (for a related settee), 184, 188, 191, 193, 195 and 198-199 (for related examples)
Delphine and Reed Krakoff, Houses That We Dreamt Of: The Interiors of Delphine and Reed Krakoff, New York, 2017, pp. 23-24, 49, 211 and 239 (for the present lot illustrated)
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