La Joconde

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  • Provenance

    Galerie Catherine Issert, Saint-Paul-de-Vence
    Collection Marcel Brient, Paris (acquired from the above in 1989)
    Collection Marcel Brient - La Page Française, Sotheby's, Paris, 24 September 2012, lot 53
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Munich, Museum Villa Stuck; Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain; Milan, Rotonda della Besana, Echt Falsch, 9 February - 31 August 1991
    Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Passions privées, Collections d'Art Moderne et Contemporain en France, 16 December 1995 - 24 March 1996, no. 1, pp. 654, 659 (illustrated, p. 659)

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Property from an Important Private European Collection

La Joconde

horse element marked with the Fondeur Bocquel foundry stamp and numbered '1/3'; printed text by Hegel, signed, numbered and dated 'acteon dixit 4/30 1985'; printed text by Kant, signed, numbered and dated 'acteon invenit 4/30 1985'
bronze with patina and printed text on paper
horse 87 x 48 x 110 cm (34 1/4 x 18 7/8 x 43 1/4 in.)
Hegel 65.4 x 47.3 cm (25 3/4 x 18 5/8 in.)
Kant 65.4 x 47.3 cm (25 3/4 x 18 5/8 in.)

Executed in 1985, this work is number 1 from an edition of 3.

Estimate
£5,000 - 7,000 

sold for £6,875

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London Auction 5 December 2018