Birth of the Muses
Property from a Private Collection, Florida
Jacques Lipchitz

Birth of the Muses

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Birth of the Muses
Birth of the Muses
Birth of the Muses
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Jacques Lipchitz

Birth of the Muses

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Property from a Private Collection, Florida

Jacques Lipchitz

Jacques Lipchitz

Birth of the Muses

Birth of the Muses

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Description

Property from a Private Collection, Florida

Jacques Lipchitz

1891 - 1973

Birth of the Muses


Bronze

Length: 89 in. (226 cm)

Conceived between 1944-50 and cast in a numbered edition of 7 during the artist's lifetime.

Inscribed JLipchitz and numbered 7/7

Condition report

Variegated dark brown patina. Light surface dust, most notably in the crevices. Rubbing to a few areas on the extremities of the bronze. At lower extremities, some scratches, nicks, abrasions, and associated small losses to the bronze. One area of abrasion and one inch gouge in the surface on side at upper center. The sculpture is designed for wall mounting. The work is in good condition.


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Saleroom Notice

Please note that this work is inscribed JLipchitz and numbered 7/7

Provenance

Irving Galleries, Palm Beach
Acquired from the above in 1991

Literature

Alan G. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonné, The American Years, 1941-1973, vol. II, New York, 2000, no. 385, illustration of another cast p. 35