November 17, 2021 11:00 EST

Modern and Contemporary Art

 
  Lot 56
 

56

François-Xavier Lalanne (French, 1927-2008)
Mouton de Pierre

Signed FxL, stamped LALANNE and numbered 80/250 under chin, dated 1988 and signed LALANNE on the underside. Epoxy stone and patinated bronze.
Designed in 1979.

height: 34 in. (86.4cm)
width: 15 3/4 in. (40cm)
depth: 36 3/4 in. (93.3cm)

Provenance

The Artist.
Property from the family of a Prominent Washington, D.C. Real Estate Developer (acquired directly from the above in 1988 through Christian Duvernois, New York, New York).

Sold for $403,200
Estimated at $100,000 - $150,000


 

Signed FxL, stamped LALANNE and numbered 80/250 under chin, dated 1988 and signed LALANNE on the underside. Epoxy stone and patinated bronze.
Designed in 1979.

height: 34 in. (86.4cm)
width: 15 3/4 in. (40cm)
depth: 36 3/4 in. (93.3cm)

Provenance

The Artist.
Property from the family of a Prominent Washington, D.C. Real Estate Developer (acquired directly from the above in 1988 through Christian Duvernois, New York, New York).

Literature

Daniel Marchesseau, Les Lalanne, Paris: Flammarion, 1998, pp. 34-36, 146 (other examples illustrated).

Robert Rosenblum, Les Lalanne, Geneva: Skira, 1991, pp. 76, 122, 124, 127 (other examples illustrated).

Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris: Flammarion, 2008, pp. 186-187, 190-191, 322, 325-326, 335 (other examples illustrated).

Les Lalanne at Fairchild, exh. cat., New York: Paul Kasmin Gallery; and Coral Gables: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 2010, n.p. (other examples illustrated).

Adrian Dannatt, et al., Les Lalanne: Fifty Years of Work 1964-2015, exh. cat., New York: Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2015, pp. 77, 88- 89, 106-108 (other examples illustrated).

Paul Kasmin, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne: Art, Work, Life, New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012, n.p. (other examples illustrated).

Adrian Dannatt, François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne: In the Domain of Dreams, New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2018, pp. 18, 84-89, 181, 192-193 (other examples illustrated).


Note

Please see lot 55 for more information about this artist.

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