César (1921-1998)

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César (1921-1998)

Le Pouce, 1964/1966
Bronze proof with a nuanced and polished golden patina, signed, dated 66, justified 1/6 and bearing the founder's mark
Blanchet at the bottom back.
H. 90 cm - W. 47,5 cm - D. 26 cm
Slight oxidation.
Conceived in 1964, this sculpture was the subject of an original bronze edition of 8 copies (6 justified copies out of 6 and two justified
EA) from 1966.
This work is registered in the archives of Mrs Denyse
Durand-Ruel. A certificate of registration of Madame Durand-Ruel may be given to the purchaser, at his expense.
Collective, under the direction of Rainer Michael Mason, Catalogue of the exhibition César, retrospective of sculptures organised by the Musée d'art et d'histoire de Genève, Geneva, Musée d'art et d'histoire, 1976, reproduced page 45 under n°30 and described on page 75.
Collection Henri Creuzevault, then Collection Colette Creuzevault by descent.

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