Venus (Sans Collier)
Artwork: Venus (Sans Collier)
Size: 175.3 cm
Medium: Bronze
Creation year: 1928
Marks: Inscribed with the monogram and with the foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier. Fondeur. Paris'
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed in 1928 and cast during the artist's lifetime
Provenance: Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris; Norton Simon Foundation, Fullerton, California (acquired from the above in October 1967 and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 20, 1982, lot 210); Sale: Sotheby's, New York, November 5, 2002, lot 47; Sidney Frank Trust (acquired at the above sale and sold: Sotheby's, London, June 19, 2006, lot 50); Acquired at the above sale by A. Alfred Taubman
Exhibition history: Fullerton, California, Fullerton Library (on loan 1967-68); Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, Sculpture from the Collections of Norton Simon Inc., and the Hunt Industries Museum of Modern Art, 1968-69; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Three Centuries of French Art, 1973-74, no. 56Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum (on loan 1975-82)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2015-11-04
Lot Number: 29
Low Estimate: $800000 [+175%]
High Estimate: $1200000 [+83%]
Hammer Price: $2200000
Sold For: $2650000