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Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879) Le Bourgeois en Attente

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2609B
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332
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American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879)

Le Bourgeois en Attente, c. 1852
Initialed "h.d." within the cast on the reverse, foundry stamped "CIRE PERDUE
C. VALSUANI" on the reverse, numbered "1/30" underneath the base.
Bronze with dark brown patina, 6 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. (15.6 x 6.7 x 5.7 cm).
Condition: Minor dust to the interstices.

Literature: Maurice Gobin, Daumier Sculpteur 1808-1879 (Pierre Callier, 1952), no. 55, pp. 51, 82; Marcel Lecomte, Daumier Sculpteur, Les Figurines et autres Sculptures (Galerie Marcel Lecomte, Paris, 1979), no. 57 (another cast illustrated); Jeanne L. Wasserman, Daumier Sculpture, a Critical and Comparative Study (New York Graphic Society, 1969), no. 48, pp. 216-17, plate 48b (another cast illustrated).
Estimate $8,000-12,000

No additional condition issues to report.

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Maurice Gobin, Marcel Lecomte, Pierre Callier, Jeanne L. Wasserman, Paris, New York Graphic Society

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