Lot 265
  • 265

GERMAINE RICHIER | La Lutte

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • After Germaine Richier
  • La Lutte
  • Stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue
  • Bronze
  • Height: 9 in.
  • 22.8 cm
  • Conceived in 1946.

Provenance

B.C. Holland, Chicago
Private Collection, Chicago (acquired from the above on July 22, 1963)
Thence by descent

Literature

Germaine Richier: R├ętrospective (exhibition catalogue), Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul, 1996, illustration of another cast p. 25
Germaine Richier (exhibition catalogue), Akademie der K├╝nste, Berlin, 1997, illustration of another cast p. 64 (titled Le Combat)
Germaine Richier (exhibition catalogue), Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 2006, illustration of another cast p. 96 (titled The Struggle)

Condition

Please contact the Impressionist & modern Art department directly for a condition report of this lot prepared by Wilson Conservation
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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