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Francois - Xavier Lalanne Sheep, Flock of 5

lot 0069
Estimate $600,000 - $900,000May 06, 2017
Lot 0069
Designer (Artist), Manufacture: Francois-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008)
Markings: Landowski Fondeur foundry stamp; edition numbers, and dates detailed within Additional Information section
Country of Origin, Materials: French; epoxy stone, patinated bronze
Additional Information: NOUVEAUX MOUTONS | The flock of five life-size sheep is comprised of one BREBIS (ewe, 1996, ed. 89/250); one BELIER (ram, 1997, ed. 68/250); and three AGNEAUX (lambs, 1996-1997, ed. 24/500, 36/500 and 40/500). Lot is accompanied by copy of purchase invoice from Artwide, dated 2.06.16, ref. #A5-16.02.06-01; copy of condition report from Modern Art Conservation dated 7.8.2015. Provenance: Dorothy Blau Gallery, Miami, Florida (March 1998)| Private Collection, Long Island, New York | Wolfgang Roth & Partners Fine Arts, Miami, Florida.
Dimensions: 35.5"h, 40"w, 13"d Brebis/ewe; 36.5"h, 40"w, 13"d Belier/ram; 20.25"h, 22.5"w, 7"d Agneaux/lambs


very good, patina to metal, some loss of stone surface to face of Brebis, cracking to legs of two Agneaux, wear consistent with age and outdoor placement; copy of conservator's 2015 report available by request

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