29 November 2017 Russian Art Auctions

29 Nov 2017

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Nude in an Armchair

§ 46. ORLOVA, HANNA (1888-1968)

Nude in an Armchair, signed, dated 1927 and inscribed with the foundry mark "Alexis Rudier/Fondeur Paris".

Bronze, height 41.5 cm.
15,000-20,000 GBP


Provenance: Weyhe Gallery, New York.
Collection Ury, New York.
Collection of Geoffrey Beene, New York.
Important private collection, Europe.

Exhibited: De l’expressivité primitive au regard inspiré, Centre d’art La Malmaison, Cannes, 28 June–26 October 2014.
Venere Russa. Fascino femminile nell’arte del Novecento, Bordighera, 9 July–28 September 2014.

Literature: F. Marcilhac, Chana Orloff, Paris, Les Éditions de l’Amateur, 1991, p. 231, No. 122, listed.
Exhibition catalogue, De l’expressivité primitive au regard inspiré, Cannes, Centre d’art La Malmaison, 2014, p. 41, illustrated.
X. Muratova, Venere Russa. Fascino femminile nell’arte del novecento, Milan, Silvana Editoriale, 2014, p. 33, illustrated.

Related literature: For the composition in wood, see H. Gamzu, J. Cassou, C. Goldscheider, G. Coutard-Salmon, Chana Orloff. Théories et Pratiques Artistiques, Brescia, Shakespear, 1980, p. 127, No. 122, illustrated.
F. Marcilhac, Chana Orloff, Paris, Les Éditions de l’Amateur, 1991, p. 230, No. 122, illustrated; p. 231, listed.


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