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Rembrandt Bugatti

Jaguar accroupi, petit modèle

Three Bronzes from an Important Private Collection

Rembrandt Bugatti

Rembrandt Bugatti

Jaguar accroupi, petit modèle

Jaguar accroupi, petit modèle

Three Bronzes from an Important Private Collection

Rembrandt Bugatti

1884 - 1916

Jaguar accroupi, petit modèle


inscribed RBugatti, numbered (47) and stamped with the foundry mark CIRE PERDUE A.A. HÉBRARD

bronze with original marble base

length: 19.6cm., 7¾in.

length (including base): 21.2cm., 8⅜in.

Conceived circa 1908 and cast in bronze in a numbered edition of 51. 


This work is recorded in the archives of the Rembrandt Bugatti Conservatoire, Paris.

Bronze with an attractive dark brown patina. There is some minor patina wear and light surface scratches in places, consistent with age and handling, and some light surface dirt in some of the crevices. 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.

Private Collection, Paris (sold: Fauve, Paris, 10th March 2016, lot 35)
Univers du Bronze, Paris (purchased at the above sale)
Acquired from the above by the present owner 
Philippe Dejean, Bugatti: Carlo, Rembrandt, Ettore, Jean, New York, 1982, n.n., illustration of another cast p. 343
Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti, Répertoire Monographique, Paris, 2016, no. 220, colour illustration of another cast p. 338