HENRI LAURENS | LES ONDINES
800,000 - 1,200,000 GBP
THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION
1885 - 1954
inscribed with the artist's monogram, numbered 3/6 and stamped with the foundry mark Valsuani cire perdue
length: 159cm., 62⅝in.
Conceived in 1933 and cast in bronze in an edition of 6.
Otto Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York (acquired by 1958)
Bernstein und Waddington Gallery, Zurich
Acquired from the above in 1987
P. Reverdy, ‘Henri Laurens’, in Le Point, Lanzac, July 1946, vol. XXXIII, another cast illustrated in photographs
W. Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, smaller version illustrated p. 142
S. Kuthy, Henri Laurens, 1885-1954, Bern & Fribourg, 1985, no. 56, another cast illustrated pp. 26 & 127
New York, Fine Arts Associates Inc. (Otto M. Gerson), Henri Laurens Sculpture, 1958, no. 2, illustrated in the catalogue