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  • Provenance

    Donald and Jean Stralem, New York
    Sotheby's, New York, May 18, 1995, lot 230
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Zurich, Galerie Charles Lienhard, Penalba, October 1961, no. 8, n.p. (another cast exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Jörn Merket, Penalba, Paris, 1977, p. 43 (another cast illustrated)

187

Oiseau lunaire

incised with the artist's signature and number "PENALBA 1/6" and stamped with the foundry mark "CIRE VALSUANI PERDUE" lower edge
bronze with brown patina
sculpture 31 1/2 x 9 x 7 1/4 in. (80 x 22.9 x 18.4 cm)
marble base 7 3/4 x 42 x 3 1/2 in. (19.7 x 106.7 x 8.9 cm)
stone base 2 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 10 in. (6.7 x 19.7 x 25.4 cm)
overall 41 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 10 in. (106.4 x 19.7 x 25.4 cm)

Executed in 1969, this work is number 1 from an edition of 6.

Estimate
$30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for $73,080

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 18 November 2021