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Artwork: Nu
Size: 64.5 x 47.6 cm
Medium: Gouache and pencil on paper laid down on board
Creation year: 1926
Marks: Signed C Brancusi (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed circa 1925-26
Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. R. Sturgis Ingersoll, Pennsylvania (acquired from the artist in 1928 and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 2, 1974, lot 124); Achim Moeller Ltd., London (acquired at the previous sale); Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired from the previous circa 1974); Simon C. Dickinson, Ltd., London; Acquired from the previous on March 15, 2007
Exhibition history: New York, Brummer Gallery, Brancusi, 1926, n.n; Chicago, The Arts Club of Chicago, Exhibition of Sculpture by Brancusi, 1927, n.n; Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art, A Loan Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of Miss Anna Warren Ingersoll and Mr. and Mrs. R. Sturgis Ingersoll, 1933, no. 5, illustrated in the catalogue; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Constantin Brancusi, 1955-56, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue; Philadelphia, Philadelphia Museum of Art; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum & Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Constantin Brancusi 1876-1957, A Retrospective Exhibition, 1969-70, n.n.; London, Tate Gallery, 1981-2006 (on loan)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-13
Lot Number: 236
Low Estimate: $400000
High Estimate: $600000
Hammer Price: Not Sold
Notes: The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Margit Rowell