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Henri Laurens

Les Petites Ondines

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Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 EUR

Henri Laurens

Henri Laurens

Les Petites Ondines

Les Petites Ondines

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 EUR

Lot sold:

37,800

EUR

Henri Laurens

1885 - 1954

Les Petites Ondines


monogramed HL, numbered 1/6 and bears the foundry mark C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE

bronze

hauteur: 18,4 cm; 7¼ in. Height: 18.4 cm., 7¼ in.

Conceived in 1933 and cast in bronze in an edition of 6 by the foundry Valsuani, Paris.

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Henri Laurens

1885 - 1954

Les Petites Ondines


monogrammé HL, numéroté 1/6 et porte la marque de fondeur C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE

signé du monogramme HL, numéroté 1/6 et porte le cachet de fondeur C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE

bronze

hauteur: 18,4 cm; 7¼ in. Height: 18.4 cm., 7¼ in.

Conçu en 1993 et fondu en bronze dans une édition de 6 par la fonderie Valsuani, Paris.

Brown-green patina. There is some minor wear to the most protruding elements consistent with age and handling. There is some dirt and some verdigris in the crevices. This work is in overall very good condition and could benefit from a clean.


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Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris
Sale: Christie's, New York, November 10, 1999, lot 645
Daniel Malingue, Paris
Acquired from the above by the previous owner in 2005
Werner Hofmann, The Sculptures of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, another version illustrated pl. 142