HUGUETTE CALAND | I-II) UNTITLED
Property from a Private Collection, Paris
1931 - 2019
i) signed and dated 1982-83
ii) signed and dated 1979
i) terracotta and mixed media
ii) pencil on paper
i) height: 32cm. 12¾in. ii) sheet: 34 by 24cm. 13½ by 9½in.
ii) framed: 62 by 62cm. 24½ by 24½in.
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i) The work is in good condition. There appears to be a slight crack in the material on the right side of the sculpture below the circular top section.
ii) This work is in good condition. Upon closer inspection, there appears to be a stain and some foxing across the paper with the majority being on the lower edge and top edges of the work. There also appears to be a small stain in the yellow section of the beak of the main figure. The paper appears to be slightly undulated, in line with the age of the work.
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Collection of the Artist
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner