Lot 138
  • 138

Henri Laurens

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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100,000 GBP
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Description

  • Henri Laurens
  • Femme au miroir
  • inscribed HL and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani cire perdue
  • bronze
Conceived circa 1929 and cast in bronze in an edition of 7, numbered 0/6 to 6/6.
inscribed HL and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani cire perdue

Provenance

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Galerie Blanche, Stockholm
P. T. Nielsen, Copenhagen 
Acquired by the late owner from the estate of the above in the 1980s

Exhibited

Stockholm, Galerie Blanche, 1953, no. 23, illustrated in the catalogue
Copenhagen, Statens Museum for Kunst, Henri Laurens, 1960, no. 6
Humlebæk, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Laurens and Braque, 1964, no. 170

Literature

Henri Laurens: Deutschland-Schweiz (exhibition catalogue), Haus am Waldesee, Berlin; Kunsthalle, Basel (& travelling in Germany), 1955-56 no. 21, illustration of another cast n.p.
Werner Hofman, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, illustration of another cast p. 34 and 129
Henri Laurens, Exposition de la donation aux Musées Nationaux (exhibition catalogue), Grand Palais, Paris, 1967, no. 18, illustration of another cast p. 19
Sandor Kuthy, Henri Laurens 1885-1954, Bern & Fribourg, 1985, no. 48, illustration of another cast p. 95
Henri Laurens, Rétrospective (exhibition catalogue), Musée d'Art Moderne de la Communauté urbaine de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, 1993, no. 71, colour illustration of another cast p. 165
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