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Germaine Richier

Étude pour la sculpture "Cheval à six têtes"

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Property of an Esteemed Collector

Germaine Richier

Germaine Richier

Étude pour la sculpture "Cheval à six têtes"

Étude pour la sculpture "Cheval à six têtes"

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

10,710

USD

Property of an Esteemed Collector

Germaine Richier

1902 - 1959

Étude pour la sculpture "Cheval à six têtes"


Pencil and estompe on paper

19 3/4 by 21 in. (50 by 53.5 cm)

Framed: 27 by 28 in. (68.5 by 71 cm)

Executed in 1953. 

The work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet is hinged to a mount at two places along the verso of the upper edge. There are some light handling smudges around the edges, particularly in the lower right corner. Light handling creases around the edges of the sheet. There is a flattened crease along the upper right corner. There are pinholes in the upper left and lower left corners. The edges of the verso are slightly discolored due to a previous mounting.


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B.C. Holland Gallery, Chicago
Acquired from the above in 1968
Cahiers d'art, Paris, no. 2, 1953, illustrated n.p.