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Buste Denfant

Artwork:
Buste Denfant
Size:
height: 35.8 cm
Medium :
Painted plaster
Creation Year:
1906
Marks
Signed C. Brancusi, dated 1906 and inscribed PARIS
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
(Possibly) Stefan Popescu, Romania; Nicolas Popescu, Romania (possibly by descent from previous); Harold & Hester Diamond, New York (acquired from the previous); Galerie de France, Paris & David Grob Ltd., London (acquired from the previous circa 1980); Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the previous in Spring 1985; sale: Christian de Quay, Paris, 3rd June 1993, lot 19); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
(probably) Paris, Societe du Salon d'Automne, 1906, no. 219; Paris, Galerie de France & Lugano, Galleria Pieter Coray, Delicatesse de Brancusi/La Tenerezza in Brancusi, 1985, illustrated in the catalogue p. 11; Constantin Brancusi 1876-1957 (exhibition catalogue), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris & Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1995, no. 3, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2018-03-01
Lot Number :
346
Low Estimate :
$254,796[+194%]*
High Estimate :
$353,884[+112%]*
Hammer Price :
$750,234
Sold For :
$913,021*