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François-Xavier Lalanne
GÉNIE DE BELLERIVE, 2008
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 249,000 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
11
François-Xavier Lalanne
GÉNIE DE BELLERIVE, 2008
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 249,000 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Design

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Paris

François-Xavier Lalanne
GÉNIE DE BELLERIVE, 2008
patinated bronze sculpture
Monogrammed FXL, branded LALANNE, dated 2008 and numbered 2/8 P on a wing
Height : 174,7 cm ; 68 3/4 in.
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Provenance

Private collection, France

Literature

Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne, New York, 2012, n.p. for a similar stone example

Catalogue Note

This sculpture is François-Xavier's Lalanne's tribute to two artists who were also his good friends : Constantin Brancusi and Max Ernst. The columnar format references Brancusi's artwork La Colonne sans fin while the owl draws inspiration from Ernst's Le Grand Assistant.

Design

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Paris