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Rembrandt Bugatti

Lion et lionne dévorant

Property of a Private Collection, United States

Rembrandt Bugatti

Rembrandt Bugatti

Lion et lionne dévorant

Lion et lionne dévorant

Property of a Private Collection, United States

Rembrandt Bugatti

1884 - 1916

Lion et lionne dévorant 


Inscribed R. Bugatti, numbered 3. and stamped with the foundry mark A.A. Hébrard Cire Perdue 

Bronze

Length: 41¼ in.

104.8 cm

Conceived circa 1903-04; this example cast by 1906. 

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Please note that this work will be presented to Véronique Fromanger for her official examination and certificat nominatif after the sale, at no expense to the buyer. Both the work and the certificate will be available for delivery to the buyer shortly thereafter.

M. Stockton (acquired from Hébrard in 1906)

Dr. Couvée, The Hague

Private Collection, The Netherlands (acquired from the above in 1971 and sold: Sotheby's, London, December 1, 1993, lot 121)

The Sladmore Gallery, London (acquired at the above sale)

Acquired from the above on August 11, 1998

Studio International, London, 1906, illustrated n.p.

Mary Harvey, The Bronzes of Rembrandt Bugatti, An Illustrated Catalogue and Biography, Ascot, 1979, illustration of another cast p. 32

Philippe Dejean, Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean Bugatti, New York, 1982, illustration of another cast p. 162

Jacques-Chalom des Cordes & Véronique Fromanger des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti Catalogue Raisonné, Paris, 1987, illustration of another cast pp. 30-31

Alain Delon, Les Bugatti, Paris, 1988, no. 2, illustration in color of another cast n.p. 

Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Repertoire Monographique, Paris, 2009, no. 50, illustration of another cast p. 259 (titled Lion et lionne)

Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Sculptor, Repertoire Monographique, A Meteoric Rise, Paris, 2016, no. 45, illustration in color of another cast p. 272