Lionne de nubie
Artwork: Lionne de nubie
Size: Height: 41 cm
Medium: Bronze with dark brown patina
Creation year: 1922
Marks: Signed, stamped with the foundry mark and numbered 'R. Bugatti CIRE PERDUE A. A. HEBRARD 5' (on the top of the base)
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Conceived in 1909-1910 as part of the group 'Lion et Lionne de Nubie'; the two sculptures were then cast individually by Adrien Hebrard from 1922 on wards; seven casts of the present motif are known
Provenance: Adrien Hebrard, Paris; Anonymous sale, Maitre Patrick Gauthier, Belfort, 24 May 1987, lot 60; Private collection, France

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-22
Lot Number: 18