15 June 2007
Self-Portrait signed with initials, stamped Valsuani "cire perdue", numbered "2/8", cast c. 1965.
Bronze, height 50 cm.
Provenance: Purchased directly from the artist.
Private collection, France.
The sculpture will be included in the catalogue raisonne, prepared by Andre and Vladimir Hofmann.
This work is cast from an original in plaster, and executed at the beginning of the 1930s. It displays his renowned avant-garde graphic style in sculpture. Especially impressive is the styling of the right eye, showing the famous monocle of the artist.
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.