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Rembrandt Bugatti

Panthère dévorant

Property from a Private Collection, Switzerland

Rembrandt Bugatti

Rembrandt Bugatti

Panthère dévorant

Panthère dévorant

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Property from a Private Collection, Switzerland

Rembrandt Bugatti

1884 - 1916

Panthère dévorant 


inscribed RBugatti, numbered (3) and stamped with the foundry mark CIRE PERDUE A.A. HÉBRARD

bronze

length (including base): 69.9cm., 27½in.

Conceived and cast in bronze circa 1906 in a numbered edition of 3.


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

Bronze with an attractive brown patina. There are a few tiny spots of verdigris in places. There are some small nicks to the edges of the bronze base likely inherent to the casting process. 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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

Galerie A. A. Hebrard, Paris
Mr Labourdette (acquired from the above in 1911)
Sale: Marc-Arthur Kohn, Paris, 10th December 1996, lot 25 
Private Collection, Switzerland (purchased at the above sale)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Véronique Fromanger & Jacques-Chalom Des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti. Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1987, another cast illustrated in colour p. 121
Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti. Sculpteur. Répertoire monographique, 2010, no. 139, another cast illustrated in colour p. 280
Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti. Sculptor. Répertoire monographique. A Meteoric Rise, Paris, 2016, no. 131, another cast illustrated in colour p. 301