6 June 2018
Portrait of Chaïm Soutine, signed and numbered "2/8", further titled and with foundry marks on the base.
Bronze, height 51 cm (overall size).
No. 2 from a limited edition of 8.
Provenance: Collection of the artist.
Thence by descent.
Private collection, France.
Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by J.-L. Goiran, the artist’s grandson.
The present lot is a posthumous lost wax cast executed at the Lauragaise Bronze Foundry (La Fonderie de Bronze Lauragaise) with authorization of the artist's family.
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.