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February 1, 2013 12:00 PMCalender

Jacques Lipchitz (French, 1891-1973) Samson Fighting the Lion

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2635BLocation: BostonDate / Time: February 01, 2013 12:00PM


Jacques Lipchitz (French, 1891-1973)

Samson Fighting the Lion
Signed with the artist's fingerprint, monogram, and numbered "...106/210" on the
reverse, identified on a presentation plaque l.c.
Bronze with dark brown patina, 6 x 3 x 2 1/4 in. (15.2 x 7.6 x 5.7 cm),mounted to a wooden plinth.
Condition: Dust to the interstices.
Estimate $800-1,200

Inscribed "This statue was created by Jacques Lipchitz/ in honor of the election of/ HERBERT I. CORKIN/ to the Society of Honor of the Reform Jewish Appeal/ 1967-1968" on the presentation plaque, screw-mounted to plinth, no additional condition issues to report.

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Jacques Lipchitz, Samson Fighting, Society of Honor, HERBERT I. CORKIN