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Henri Laurens

La Nuit

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Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 EUR

Henri Laurens

Henri Laurens

La Nuit

La Nuit

Estimate:

60,000 - 80,000 EUR

Lot sold:

60,480

EUR

Henri Laurens

1885 - 1954

La Nuit


signed with the initials HL, numbered 6/6 and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue

bronze

height: 23 cm; 9 in.

Conceived in 1943.

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Henri Laurens

1885 - 1954

La Nuit


signé des initiales HL, numéroté 6/6 et porte le cachet du fondeur C. Valsuani Cire Perdue

bronze

hauteur: 23 cm; 9 in.

Conçue en 1943.

The bronze is sound. Attractive brown patina. There is some minor wear to the most protruding elements, consistent with age and handling. There is some superficial dust in the crevices and a few minor scratches and handling marks in places. This work is in overall very good condition.


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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 07615/6; ph. no.7817)

Private collection, Europe

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Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 07615/6; ph. no.7817)

Collection particulière, Europe

Werner Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, another version illustrated p. 191

Henri Laurens, Skulpturen, Collagen, Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, Druckgraphik (exhibition catalogue), Sprengel Museum, Hanover, 1985, no. 15, another version illustrated p. 43

Henri Laurens, Rétrospective (exhibition catalogue), Musée d'Art Moderne Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, 1992, no. 125, another version illustrated p. 204

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Werner Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1970, autre version reproduite p. 191

Henri Laurens, Skulpturen, Collagen, Zeichnungen, Aquarelle, Druckgraphik (catalogue d'exposition), Sprengel Museum, Hanovre, 1985, no. 15, autre version reproduite p. 43

Henri Laurens, Rétrospective (catalogue d'exposition), Musée d'Art Moderne Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, 1992, no. 125, autre version reproduite p. 204