Henri Laurens

French, 1885–1954

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Henri Laurens began his career creating wood and polychrome plaster sculptures, drawing on the tenets of Cubism and adopting such typically Cubist subjects as dissected human figures, guitars, and still lifes. For instance, Clown (1915), which drew …

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£2.1m, Sotheby's, 2020
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Tête de femme, 1921
Sold on Jul 1, 2021
£37,500
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Sculpture
terracotta relief
33.02 x 41.28 cm
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£37,500
Auction Sale
Jul 1, 2021
Christie's
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HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954) terracotta relief 16 ¼ x 13 ¾ in. (41.5 x 35 cm.) Conceived in 1921 and cast in an edition of eleven
Tête de femme, 1921
terracotta relief
Jul 1, 2021
Christie's
£37,500
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33.02 x 41.28 cm
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Jul 1, 2021
Christie's
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£37,500
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HENRI LAURENS (1885-1954) terracotta relief 16 ¼ x 13 ¾ in. (41.5 x 35 cm.) Conceived in 1921 and cast in an edition of eleven
Woman with a basket, 1950
Sold on Jun 29, 2021
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Gouache and pencil on prepared cardboard
45.2 x 56.2 cm
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Jun 29, 2021
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Gouache and pencil on prepared cardboard Signed with the monogram lower right "HL" H: 56.20 W: 45.20cm Gouache and pencil on prepared cardboard; signed with the monogram lower right
Woman with a basket, 1950
Gouache and pencil on prepared cardboard
Jun 29, 2021
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45.2 x 56.2 cm
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Jun 29, 2021
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Gouache and pencil on prepared cardboard Signed with the monogram lower right "HL" H: 56.20 W: 45.20cm Gouache and pencil on prepared cardboard; signed with the monogram lower right
Grande cariatide, 1930
Sold on May 14, 2021
$500,000
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bronze with brown patina
92.08 cm
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$500,000
Auction Sale
May 14, 2021
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) signed with monogram (on the left side of the base); numbered and inscribed with foundry mark '0/6 Alexis Rudier. Fondeur Paris.' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) Length: 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) Depth: 20 ½ in. (51 cm.) Conceived in 1930
Grande cariatide, 1930
bronze with brown patina
May 14, 2021
Christie's
$500,000
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92.08 cm
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May 14, 2021
Christie's
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$500,000
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) signed with monogram (on the left side of the base); numbered and inscribed with foundry mark '0/6 Alexis Rudier. Fondeur Paris.' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 36 ¼ in. (92 cm.) Length: 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) Depth: 20 ½ in. (51 cm.) Conceived in 1930
La grande baigneuse, 1947
Sold on May 13, 2021
$2,310,000
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bronze with brown patina
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$2,310,000
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May 13, 2021
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) inscribed with monogram (on the left side of the base); numbered '3/6' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE Fres PARIS CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 61 in. (155 cm.) Conceived in 1947.
La grande baigneuse, 1947
bronze with brown patina
May 13, 2021
Christie's
$2,310,000
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May 13, 2021
Christie's
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$2,310,000
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) inscribed with monogram (on the left side of the base); numbered '3/6' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE Fres PARIS CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 61 in. (155 cm.) Conceived in 1947.
La grande baigneuse, 1947
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May 13, 2021
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) inscribed with monogram (on the left side of the base); numbered '3/6' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE Fres PARIS CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 61 in. (155 cm.) Conceived in 1947.
La grande baigneuse, 1947
bronze with brown patina
May 13, 2021
Christie's
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May 13, 2021
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) inscribed with monogram (on the left side of the base); numbered '3/6' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'SUSSE Fres PARIS CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 61 in. (155 cm.) Conceived in 1947.
Le Boxeur, 1920
Sold on Apr 14, 2021
€87,500
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bronze with dark brown patina
43.2 cm
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€87,500
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Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) signé des initiales 'H L' (à droite de la base); numéroté 'II' (sous la base) bronze à patine brun foncé Hauteur: 43.2 cm. Conçu en 1920; cette épreuve exécutée ultérieurement dans une édition de 7 exemplaires (6+0) plus épreuve d'artiste signed with the initials 'H L' (on the right side of the base); numbered 'II' (under the base) bronze with dark brown patina Height: 17 in. Conceived in 1920; this bronze cast at a later date in an edition of 7 (6+0) plus artist's proof
Le Boxeur, 1920
bronze with dark brown patina
Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
€87,500
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43.2 cm
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Apr 14, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
€87,500
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) signé des initiales 'H L' (à droite de la base); numéroté 'II' (sous la base) bronze à patine brun foncé Hauteur: 43.2 cm. Conçu en 1920; cette épreuve exécutée ultérieurement dans une édition de 7 exemplaires (6+0) plus épreuve d'artiste signed with the initials 'H L' (on the right side of the base); numbered 'II' (under the base) bronze with dark brown patina Height: 17 in. Conceived in 1920; this bronze cast at a later date in an edition of 7 (6+0) plus artist's proof
Femme en chemise, 1885-1954
Sold on Dec 4, 2020
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29.1 cm.
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Dec 4, 2020
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) Femme en chemise numbered 'VIII' (on the underside) terracotta Height: 11 ½ in. (29.1 cm.) Conceived in 1921
Femme en chemise, 1885-1954
Dec 4, 2020
Christie's
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29.1 cm.
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Dec 4, 2020
Christie's
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Henri Laurens (1885-1954) Femme en chemise numbered 'VIII' (on the underside) terracotta Height: 11 ½ in. (29.1 cm.) Conceived in 1921
Femme à la guitare, 1920
Sold on Dec 4, 2020
$10,710
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Work on Paper
Pen and ink on paper
16.8 x 21.0 cm
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$10,710
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
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Property from an East Coast Collection Signed with the initials H.L and dated 1920 (toward lower right) Pen and ink on paper 8 1/4 by 6 5/8 in. (21 by 16.8 cm) Framed: 16 by 13 in. (40.6 by 33 cm) Executed in 1920.
Femme à la guitare, 1920
Pen and ink on paper
Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
$10,710
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Work on Paper
16.8 x 21.0 cm
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Dec 4, 2020
Sotheby's
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$10,710
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Property from an East Coast Collection Signed with the initials H.L and dated 1920 (toward lower right) Pen and ink on paper 8 1/4 by 6 5/8 in. (21 by 16.8 cm) Framed: 16 by 13 in. (40.6 by 33 cm) Executed in 1920.
La Vague
Sold on Nov 19, 2020
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terracotta
40.0 x 37.8 x 27.9 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 19, 2020
Sotheby's
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terracotta inscribed with the artist's monogram HL and numbered 2/6 14 7/8 x 15 3/4 x 11 in. (37.8 x 40 x 27.9 cm)
La Vague
terracotta
Nov 19, 2020
Sotheby's
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40.0 x 37.8 x 27.9 cm
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Nov 19, 2020
Sotheby's
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terracotta inscribed with the artist's monogram HL and numbered 2/6 14 7/8 x 15 3/4 x 11 in. (37.8 x 40 x 27.9 cm)
Le Grand adieu
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
$403,200
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Sculpture
Bronze
70.4 cm
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$403,200
Auction Sale
Nov 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important Private Collection, Colorado Stamped with the artist's monogram and with the foundry mark Valsuani Cire Perdue and numbered 0/5  Bronze Height: 27 3/4 in. (70.4 cm) Conceived in 1941 and cast in a numbered edition of 6 by the Valsuani Foundry, Paris.
Le Grand adieu
Bronze
Nov 10, 2020
Sotheby's
$403,200
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70.4 cm
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Nov 10, 2020
Sotheby's
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$403,200
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Property from an Important Private Collection, Colorado Stamped with the artist's monogram and with the foundry mark Valsuani Cire Perdue and numbered 0/5  Bronze Height: 27 3/4 in. (70.4 cm) Conceived in 1941 and cast in a numbered edition of 6 by the Valsuani Foundry, Paris.