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Germaine Richier
1902 - 1959
LA LUTTE
signed and numbered 8/8 and incised with the foundry mark L.Thinot Fondeur Paris
bronze
23 x 18,5 x 13,5 cm ; 9 x 7 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.
Conceived in 1946, this work comes from an edition of 12 (1/8 to 8/8 and HC1, HC2, HC3, EA) and was cast after 1959.
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Provenance

Private Collection, France

Exhibited

Paris, Musée national d'art moderne, Germaine Richier, 10 October - 9 December 1956 (other example)
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Sculpture by Germaine Richier, 28 September - 9 November 1958; catalogue, no. 5 (other example)
Boston, University School of Fine and Applied Arts, Sculpture by Germaine Richier, 10 January - 7 February 1959; catalogue, no. 4 (other example)
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Germaine Richier, Rétrospective, 5 April - 25 June 1996 ; catalogue, p. 59, no. 24, illustrated in colour (other example)

Literature

Jean Grenier, Germaine Richier, sculpteur du terrible, Paris, 1955, pp. 26-31, no. 9 (other example)
André Chastel, Au Musée d'Art Moderne: "Germaine Richier: la puissance et le malaise", Le Monde, Paris, 1956 (other example)
Denys Chevalier, Sculpture encore: "Dans son atelier, vaste forêt de plâtres et de bronzes, Germaine Richier, chef d'école, sculpte les grands mythes sylvestres", Paris, 1956, p.81-83 (other example)
Georges Limbour, La vie des arts: Le pouce de Germaine Richier, France Observateur, Paris, 1956 (other example)

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