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  • Video

    François-Xavier Lalanne Set of four sheep [360° view]

  • Provenance

    Galerie Guy Pieters, Knokke, Belgium

  • Literature

    Daniel Marchessau, Les Lalanne, Paris, 1998, pp. 37, 57, 115, and 146
    Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 186-91, 322, 325 and 335
    Les Lalanne at Fairchild, exh. cat., Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, 2010, pp. 5-10
    Les Lalanne, exh. cat., Museé des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, pp. 142-43
    Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne: Art/Work/Life, New York, 2012, throughout

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

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Set of four sheep

1996-1999
Epoxy stone, bronze.
Ram: 36 1/2 x 39 x 13 1/2 in (92.7 x 99.1 x 34.3 cm); each ewe: 35 3/4 x 38 3/4 x 13 7/8 (90.8 x 98.4 x 35.2 cm)
Produced by Landowski Fondeur, France. Number 79 from an edition of 250 rams. Numbers 91, 122 and 205 from the edition of 250 ewes. Underside of ram’s head impressed with ‘LALANNE/fxl/Landowski Fondeur/1997/79 / 250’. Underside of ewes’s heads impressed with ‘LALANNE/fxl/Landowski Fondeur/1996/91 / 250’, ‘LALANNE/fxl/122 / 250/Landowski Fondeur 1997’ and ‘LALANNE/fxl/Landowski Fondeur/1999/205 / 250’ respectively (4).

Estimate
$350,000 - 500,000 

Sold for $746,500

Design

15 June 2012
New York