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Rembrandt Bugatti

Taureau zébu

Property from a Private Collection, Switzerland

Rembrandt Bugatti

Rembrandt Bugatti

Taureau zébu

Taureau zébu

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Property from a Private Collection, Switzerland

Rembrandt Bugatti

1884 - 1916

Taureau zébu


inscribed RBugatti, numbered (1) and stamped with the foundry mark CIRE PERDUE A.A. HÉBRARD

bronze

length (including base): 51.8cm., 20⅜in.

Conceived and cast circa 1904; this work is unique.


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

Bronze with an attractive brown patina. There is some minor patina wear and light surface scratches in places, including some tiny nicks to the edge of the base, 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 (acquired by 1922)

Galerie Samy Chalom, Paris (acquired by 1967)

Sale: Sotheby's, London, 25th June 1986, lot 153

Galerie Anglaise, Geneva

Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above in 1987)

Thence by descent to the present owner 

Mary Harvey, The Bronzes of Rembrandt Bugatti, London, 1979, no. 92, illustrated p. 69
Philippe Dejean, Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean-Bugatti, New York, 1982, illustrated p. 176
Véronique Fromanger & Jacques-Chalom Des Cordes, Rembrandt Bugatti. Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1987, illustrated p. 28
Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti. Sculpteur. Répertoire monographique, 2010, no. 67, illustrated in colour p. 262
Véronique Fromanger, Rembrandt Bugatti. Sculptor. Répertoire monographique. A Meteoric Rise, Paris, 2016, no. 71, illustrated in colour p. 278

Lausanne, Galerie Paul Vallotton, Rembrandt Bugatti, 1965
Paris, Galerie Samy Chalom, Samy Chalom présente soixante bronzes de Rembrandt Bugatti, 1967
Paris, Grand-Palais, Salon d'automne, François Pompon, Rembrandt Bugatti, 1973
Paris, Galerie Paul Ambroise, Un siècle de bronze animaliers, 1975