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Rembrandt Bugatti

Christ en Croix

Estimate:

70,000

to
- 100,000 EUR

Rembrandt Bugatti

Rembrandt Bugatti

Christ en Croix

Christ en Croix

Estimate:

70,000

to
- 100,000 EUR

REMBRANDT BUGATTI

CHRIST EN CROIX


circa 1915

patinated bronze

Signed Bugatti on a foot and stamped Valsuani cire perdue on the other


[vers 1915

bronze patiné

Signé Bugatti sur un pied et estampillé Valsuani cire perdue sur l'autre]


67,5 x 55 cm ; 26 ½ in. x 21 ⅝ in.

Good overall condition. As pictured in the catalogue photography, the edges of the feet, the knees and edges of the face present with minor losses of patina consistent with age and handling. There is a small drilled hole between the legs which might be a fixation point.


"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Private collection, France


[Collection privée, France]

Véronique Fromanger et Jacques-Chalom Des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti, catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1987, p. 312

Edward Horswell, Rembrandt Bugatti, une vie pour la sculpture, Paris, 2006, p.162

Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, répertoire monographique, Paris, 2016,  p.374


[Véronique Fromanger et Jacques-Chalom Des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti, catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1987, p. 312

Edward Horswell, Rembrandt Bugatti, une vie pour la sculpture, Paris, 2006, p.162

Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, répertoire monographique, Paris, 2016, p.374]

This model was designed by Rembrandt Bugatti for the Duc de Gramont.

Only four copies of the Christ are known, one is registered in the Musée d'Orsay collections, Paris, under the number RF 3408.


[Cette oeuvre fut conçue par Rembrandt Bugatti pour le Duc de Gramont. Seuls quatre exemplaires sont actuellement connus, l'un est conservé dans les collections du Musée d'Orsay, Paris, sous le numéro RF 3408.]