Germaine Richier, ‘Femme-coq No. 4’, 1954, Sotheby's

Property from the Estate of Maxine Pines

Overall: 10 3/4 by 3 3/4 by 4 1/2 in. 27.3 by 9.5 by 11.4 cm.

Executed in 1954, this work is number 1 from an edition of 8.

Signature: incised with the artist's signature and number 1/8 on the base

Chicago, The Allan Frumkin Gallery, The Sculpture of Germaine Richier, 1954, cat. no. 18 (another example exhibited)
Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Germaine Richier, October - Decemer 1956
Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Sculpture by Germaine Richier, September - November 1958, cat. no. 18 (another example exhibited)
Boston, University School of Fine and Applied Arts, Sculpture by Germaine Richier, January - February 1959, cat. no. 32 (another example exhibited)
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Germaine Richier, June - July 1963 (another example exhibited)
Arles, Musée Réattu, Germaine Richier, July - September 1964 (another example exhibited)
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Der Skulpturensaal Werner Bär im Kunsthaus Zürich, 1970, cat. no. 24 (another example exhibited)

André Chastel, "Au Musée d’Art Moderne: Germaine Richier: La Puissance et Le Malaise," Le Monde, Paris, 13 October 1956
Georges Limbour, "La Vie des Arts: Le Pouce de Germaine Richier," France Observateur, Paris, 1 November 1956
Jean Cassou, Richier, Sculpteurs Modernes, Paris 1961
Michel Conil-Lacoste, "Chroniques: Germaine Richier ou la Confusion des Règnes," Cahier du Sud, Marseille, February 1967, pp. 307-311
Michel Conil-Lacoste, "Richier," Nouveau Dictionnaire de la Sculpture Moderne, Paris 1970, pp. 262-264
Wienand Verlag, Germaine Richier, Cologne 1997, cat. no. 76, p. 119

Ned L. Pines, New York
Thence by descent to the present owner

About Germaine Richier

French, 1904-1959, Grans, France