November 17, 2021 11:00 EST

Modern and Contemporary Art

 
  Lot 60
 

60

Attributed to François-Xavier Lalanne (French, 1927-2008)
Petit Rhinocéros III

Signed FxL, dated 85, numbered EA 2/4, and stamped LALANNE on underside. Bronze with reddish brown patina.
Designed circa 1974.

height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5cm)
width: 14 in. (35.6cm)
depth: 4 in. (10cm)

Provenance

The Artist.
Private Collection, France.
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 $390,600
Estimated at $30,000 - $50,000


 

Signed FxL, dated 85, numbered EA 2/4, and stamped LALANNE on underside. Bronze with reddish brown patina.
Designed circa 1974.

height: 6 1/2 in. (16.5cm)
width: 14 in. (35.6cm)
depth: 4 in. (10cm)

Provenance

The Artist.
Private Collection, France.
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

Kathleen M. Morris, Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne: Nature Transformed, New Haven, 2021, pp. 92-93 (variations of the model illustrated).

Les Lalanne, exh. cat., Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 2010, pp. 54-63 (variations of the model illustrated).

Robert Rosenblum, Les Lalanne, Geneva, 1991, pp. 50, 123 (variations of the model illustrated).

François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne: Dreams for the Light of Day, exh. cat., Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, 2000, p. 61 (same model illustrated).

Daniel Abadie, Lalanne(s), Paris, 2008, pp. 234-235 (variations of the model illustrated).

Adrian Dannatt, François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne: In the Domaine of Dreams, New York, 2018, pp. 26 (model illustrated), 81 and 94-95 (large scale models).

Note

Please see lot 55 for more information about this artist.

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