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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 :
Sculpture
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 :
$800,000[+175%]*
High Estimate :
$1,200,000[+83%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,200,000
Sold For :
$2,650,000*