Description

    JOSEPH CSAKY (French, 1888-1971)
    Le Sommeil, 1929
    Bronze, cast 1979
    29 x 35 x 18-1/2 inches (73.7 x 88.9 x 47.0 cm)
    Ed. 2/8
    Incised with artist's signature, edition, and foundry mark on base: AC Csaky 2/8 / Blanchet - Fondeur

    PROVENANCE:
    Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles, California;
    Private collection, Beverly Hills, California.

    LITERATURE:
    W. George, Csaky, Paris, 1930, illustration of another cast;
    D. Karshan, Csaky, Paris, 1973, p. 94, illustration of the marble;
    F. Marcilhac, Joseph Csaky: du cubisme historique à la figuration réaliste. Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2007, p. 349, illustration of another cast.


    Condition Report*:

    There appear to be a few abrasions on the backside of the figure; otherwise, the work remains in overall good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    30th Saturday
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