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Jean Tinguely

Casoar (A deux têtes)

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

70,000 - 100,000 EUR

Property from the Collection of Ulrich Otto Sauer, Germany

Jean Tinguely

Jean Tinguely

Casoar (A deux têtes)

Casoar (A deux têtes)

Estimate:

70,000 - 100,000 EUR

Property from the Collection of Ulrich Otto Sauer, Germany

Jean Tinguely

1925 - 1991

Casoar (A deux têtes)


electric motor (110V), metal rod, feathers and paint

188 x 50 x 44 cm; 74 x 19 11/16 x 17 5/16 in.

Executed in 1963.

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Provenant de la collection d'Ulrich Otto Sauer, Allemagne

Jean Tinguely

1925 - 1991

Casoar (A deux têtes)


moteur électrique (110V), barre métallique, plumes et peinture

188 x 50 x 44 cm; 74 x 19 11/16 x 17 5/16 in.

Exécuté en 1963.

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Minami Gallery, Tokyo
Sofu Teshigahara, Tokyo
Sogetsu Art Foundation, Tokyo
Christie's, London, Post-War and Contemporary (Day Sale), 5 February 2004, Lot 157
Private Collection, New York
Mitchell Innes and Nash, New York
Hans Mayer Gallery, Düsseldorf
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Pontus Hultén, Jean Tinguely - Méta, Berlin 1972, p. 246
Christiana Bischofberger, Jean Tinguely, catalogue raisonné, sculptures et reliefs 1954-1968, vol. I, Zurich 1982, no. 292, p. 205, illustrated
Tokyo, Minami Gallery, Hommage aux bambous, March-April 1963, no. 4.
Fukushima, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Animal Sculptures of the 20th Century, April-June 2001, no. 60 (illustrated in colour, p. 129). This exhibition later travelled to Kirishima Open-Air Museum, June-July 2001; to Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, August-September 2001 and to Mie Prefectural Art Museum, September-November 2001.