After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Torse de femme Tahitienne (Conceived circa 1894, this bronze cast in an edition of 10 at a later date. )

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Lot 36
After Paul Gauguin
(1848-1903)
Torse de femme Tahitienne

Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

Impressionist & Modern Art

16 Nov 2016, 16:00 EST

New York

After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
Torse de femme Tahitienne
signed 'P.Gauguin' and stamped with the foundry mark 'CIRE C.VALSUANI PERDUE' (to the base)
bronze with dark brown and green patina
28.8 (11 3/8 in (28.8 cm) (height)
Conceived circa 1894, this bronze cast in an edition of 10 at a later date.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Mr. Dumas, Paris.
    Mrs. Newman, Paris.
    Anon. sale, London, 4 April 1989.
    Dr. Tom Allen (acquired at the above sale).
    Private Collection, Nashville, Tennessee (acquired from the above circa 2001).


    Literature
    M. Malingue, ed., Lettres de Gauguin à sa femme et à ses amis, Paris, 1946, pls. 24-25 (terracotta version illustrated).
    R.J. Goldwater, Paul Gauguin, New York, 1957, p. 37 (terracotta version illustrated; titled Torso of a Tahitian Woman, dated 1893).
    C. Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, p. 252, no. 116 (clay version illustrated).
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After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) Torse de femme Tahitienne (Conceived circa 1894, this bronze cast in an edition of 10 at a later date. )
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