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Joseph Csaky

Femme

Estimate:

18,000 - 24,000 USD

Joseph Csaky

Joseph Csaky

Femme

Femme

Estimate:

18,000 - 24,000 USD

Lot sold:

30,240

USD

Joseph Csaky

Femme


conceived 1921, cast at a later date

édition d'artiste number 2 from an edition of 6 plus 3 éditions d'artistes

executed by Susse Fondeur, Paris

gilt bronze

impressed CSAKY, dated 21, numbered E.A.2/3, and with the producer's mark

23 5/8 x 7 x 8 in. (60 x 17.7 x 20.3 cm)

Overall in very good condition. The bronze surfaces present with very minor casting irregularities and surface variations inherent to the making. The recessed areas of the sculpture present with evidence of very minor oxidation and verdigris marks throughout. The gilding exhibits great variety in application and color with some darkening to the edges and some occasional discoloration. 


 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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Mes. Perrin-Royere-Lajeunesse, Paris, June 26, 2005, lot 184
Laurent Negro, Château de Gourdon, France
Christie's Paris, Les Collections du Château de Gourdon, June 30, 2011, lot 327
Donald Karshan, En marge d'une exposition: les sculptures de Csaky (1888-1971), Paris, 1973, p. 87
Edith Balas, Joseph Csaky: A Pioneer of Modern Sculpture, Philadelphia, 1998, pp. 30 and 56
Félix Marcilhac, Joseph Csaky, du cubisme historique à la figuration réaliste, catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2007, pp. 52 and 320
Alastair Duncan, Art Deco Sculpture, New York, 2016, p. 114 (for the present lot illustrated)