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Auction: 
Květnová aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
André Masson
Year: 
(1886 – 1987)
Artwork: 
Frére et Soeur
Created: 
1942
Starting/Selling price: 
26 000 EUR
Estimate: 
28 000 – 40 000 EUR
Sold: 
650.000 Kč

bronze with dark brown patina (no. 1/3)

height: 60 cm

signed by initials, numbered and inscribed: 1/3 AM DUECI F.BRUSTOLIN VERONA

conceived in 1942

cast by Brustolin and executed in a edition of 3 pcs for Galerie Due Ci, Rome, in 1986


Provenance:
– Galleria Due Ci, Rome,1986
– private collection Italy
– Christies London, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, March 3, 2017, lot 50, sold for GBP 29.480 (plus shipping, an invoice enclosed)
– private collection Prague


Literature:
– R. Passeron, Andre Masson, Catalogue général des sculptures, Turin, 1987, no. 13, pp. 109-110, illustrated under no. 54


The Comité Masson has confirmed the authenticity of this work.