Description

    Jacques Lipchitz (French, 1891-1973)
    Melancholy, 1928-1930
    Bronze with brown patina (unique)
    11-1/2 x 8-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches (29.2 x 22.2 x 16.5 cm)
    Signed on base: J Lipchitz
    Stamped with foundry mark 'C. Valsuani' on base

    PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Bernard and Rebecca Reis, New York;
    Collection of Barbara Poe Levee, Los Angeles, California, by descent;
    Private collection, Denver, Colorado, by descent.

    EXHIBITED:
    Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, Lipchitz: The Cubist Period, 1913-1930, March-April 1968.

    LITERATURE:
    Lipchitz: The Cubist Period, 1913-1930, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, 1968, cat. no. 59, illus.;
    A.M. Hammacher, Jacques Lipchitz, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1975, cat. no. 95, illus.;
    A. Wilkinson, The Sculpture of Jacques Lipchitz, A Catalogue Raisonne, Volume One: The Paris Years, 1910-1940, Thames & Hudson, Inc., London, 1996, p. 86 and p. 197, cat. no. 243, illus.


    Condition Report*:

    This work is in very good condition, with some light surface dirt and very minor rubbing to the patina.

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    November, 2015
    14th Saturday
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