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Francois-Xavier Lalanne, the Sheeps 'in French : Les Moutons'

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Francois-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008) The sheeps (in french : les moutons), unique trial proof, 2004 This unique trial proof by François Xavier Lalanne depicts three sheeps. The sheep is the most famous and iconic animal of François Xavier Lalanne’s bestiary. Techniques : lithograph on blotting paper made of wool felt Hand signed, in perfect condition Dimensions of the paper : 38 x 28 cm (14.96 x 11 inches) With his wife Claude, Francois Xavier Lalanne (1908-2008) is the most famous French sculptor of the second half of the twentieth century. His work is characterized by the animal imagery. He studied art at the Académie Julian in Paris. When he arrived in the city, he was introduced to many Surrealist and Modernist figures, such as Man Ray, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Niki de Saint Phalle, Jean Tinguely, and Constantin Brancusi. He is particularly known for his sheeps, rams, birds and hens. Supported by gallerists like Alexandre Iolas, Leo Castelli, Paul Kasmin and Ben Brown, his work was early collected by great connoisseurs, among whom Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Bergé, Karl Lagerfeld, Peter Marino, Valentino,Terry de Gunzburg, Alberto Pinto, the Rothschilds, the Noailles, Jane Holzer, Michael Shvo, Georges Pompidou, Roman Abramovich, Jacques Grange. REF : Prix : 6000€ - François-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008) Les moutons (en français : les moutons), épreuve unique d'essai, 2004 Cette épreuve unique d'essai de François Xavier Lalanne représente trois moutons. Le mouton est l'animal le plus célèbre et emblématique du bestiaire de François Xavier Lalanne. Techniques : lithographie sur papier buvard en feutre de laine Signé à la main, en parfait état Dimensions du papier : 38 x 28 cm (14,96 x 11 pouces) Avec son épouse Claude, François Xavier Lalanne (1908-2008) est le plus célèbre sculpteur français de la seconde moitié du XXe siècle. Son travail se caractérise par l'imagerie animale. Il a étudié l'art à l'Académie Julian à Paris. À son arrivée dans la ville, il a été présenté à de nombreuses figures surréalistes et modernistes, telles que Man Ray, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Niki de Saint Phalle, Jean Tinguely et Constantin Brancusi. Il est notamment connu pour ses moutons, béliers, oiseaux et poules. Soutenu par des galeristes comme Alexandre Iolas, Leo Castelli, Paul Kasmin et Ben Brown, son travail fut très tôt collectionné par de grands connaisseurs, parmi lesquels Yves Saint Laurent, Pierre Bergé, Karl Lagerfeld , Peter Marino, Valentino, Terry de Gunzburg, Alberto Pinto, les Rothschild, les Noailles, Jane Holzer, Michael Shvo, Georges Pompidou, Roman Abramovich, Jacques Grange. REF : Prix : 6000€.
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    Height: 14.97 in (38 cm)Width: 11.03 in (28 cm)Depth: 0.4 in (1 cm)
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    2002
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    Saint ouen, FR
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    1stDibs: LU894533569452
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