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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF SUZY FURMAN

François-Xavier Lalanne
"MOUTONS DE LAINE"
Stima
300.000500.000
Lotto. Venduto 542,500 USD (Prezzo di aggiudicazione con commissione d'acquisto)
VAI AL LOTTO
147

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF SUZY FURMAN

François-Xavier Lalanne
"MOUTONS DE LAINE"
Stima
300.000500.000
Lotto. Venduto 542,500 USD (Prezzo di aggiudicazione con commissione d'acquisto)
VAI AL LOTTO

Details & Cataloguing

Important 20th Century Design

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François-Xavier Lalanne
"MOUTONS DE LAINE"
each impressed FXL/67
wool, patinated aluminum, electro-formed copper and wood
with head:  35 1/2  x 37 1/2  x 17 1/2  in. (90.2 x 95.3 x 44.5 cm) without head:  22 1/2  x 30 1/2  x 16 1/2  in. (57.2 x 77.5 x 41.9 cm)
1967
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Provenienza(e)

Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1969

Esposizione

Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX, 1977

Bibliografia

Grace Glueck, "New York Gallery Notes," Art in America, May 1967, p. 113
Patrick D'Elme, "Histoire des Lalannes," Cimaise, January 1970, p. 67
Les Lalannes, exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1975, p. 10
Gilles de Bure, Intérieurs, Le Mobilier Français 1965-1979, Paris, 1983, p. 52
Daniel Marchesseau, Les Lalannes, Paris, 1998, pp. 36 and 58-59
Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2006, p. 90

Nota a catalogo

The present lot, along with two others in this auction, (Lots 60 and 129), is from the collection of Suzy Furman, an accomplished Palm Beach artist, dealer, and collector.  Educated at Wadsworth Athenaeum and the Norton School of Art, Furman showed her bold and innovative abstract paintings extensively throughout the country in the late 1960s.  Alongside Ron Thompson and Bill Woods, she founded the Norton Gallery Workshop and later the Contemporary Gallery in Palm Beach, a pioneering regional space established to promote emerging contemporary artists.

 

As a collector, Suzy Furman was an early enthusiast of works by François-Xavier Lalanne, acquiring these sheep within the first few years after their introduction to the market. The present examples are also a rare variant where the sheep’s head is hand-produced in electro-formed copper over wood.  The majority of examples of the model appear with heads executed in patinated aluminum.

Important 20th Century Design

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New York