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Germaine Richier

Le Combat

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Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 EUR

Germaine Richier

Germaine Richier

Le Combat

Le Combat

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 EUR

Lot sold:

20,160

EUR

Germaine Richier

1902 - 1959

Le Combat


signed, numbered 7/8 and incised L.Thinot.Fondeur.Paris

bronze and iron

12 x 7,5 x 6 cm ; 4¾x 3 x 2⅜in.

Conceived in 1946, this work is part of an edition of 12 (1/8 to 8/8 and HC1, HC2, HC3, EA) and was cast after 1959.

signé, numéroté 7/8 et incisé L.Thinot.Fondeur.Paris

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Germaine Richier

1902 - 1959

Le Combat


12 x 7,5 x 6 cm ; 4¾x 3 x 2⅜in.

bronze et fer

Conçue en 1946, cette œuvre fait partie d'une édition de 12 exemplaires (1/8 à 8/8 et HC1, HC2, HC3, EA), exécutée après 1959.

Slight oxidation is located on the figure's right arm. The iron cord presents traces of rust. This work is in very good original condition.


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Private Collection, Paris
Gifted from the above to the present owner
René de Solier, L'oeuvre est un rendez-vous, exhibition catalogue, Galerie Maegth, Germaine Richier, 1948, no.13 (original plaster)
C.S.T, Germaine Richier, A Great Woman Sculptor, Harper's Bazaar, New York, 1953 no.2903, pp. 177-180, illustrated (other example)
André Chastel, Au musée d'Art moderne: "Germaine Richier : la puissance et le malaise", Le Monde, Paris, 1956 (other example)
Denys Chevalier, Sculpture encore: "Dans son atelier, vaste forêt de plâtres et de bronzes, Germaine Richier, chef d'école, sculpte les grands mythes sylvestres", Paris, 1956, pp. 81-83 (other example)
Georges Limbour, La vie des arts: Le pouce de Germaine Richier, France Observateur, Paris, 1956 (other example)
Radu Varia, Un poet tragic, Secolul 20, Bucarest, 1968, no. 3 (other example)
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, 13 sculpteurs de Paris, 26 November - 1 February 1949 (other example)
Venice, XXVI Biennale internazionale d'arte, 1952 (other example)
Basel, Kunsthalle, Germaine Richier, Bissière, H.R Schiess, Vieira da Silva, Raoul Ubac, 17 June - 25 July 1954 (other example)
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Sculpture by Germaine Richier, 28 September - 9 November 1958; catalogue, no. 4 (other example)
Boston, University School of Fine and Applied Arts, Sculpture by Germaine Richier, 10 January - 7 February 1959; catalogue, no. 29 (other example)
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Germaine Richier, 12 June - 21 July 1963; catalogue, no. 50 (other example)
Arles, Musée Réattu, Germaine Richier, 7 July - 30 September 1964; catalogue, no. 17 (other example)
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Germaine Richier, Rétrospective, 5 April - 25 June 1996 ; catalogue, p. 61, no. 26, illustrated (other example)