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Henri Louis Bouchard

French (1875-1960)

Apollo

Price Realized: $36,250
Includes buyer's premium

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Medium

bronze with golden brown patina

Dimensions

height: 32 1/2 inches

Signature
incised signature on base with Bisceglia Foundry, Paris mark: 'Cire Perdue Bisceglia'
Additional Info

original cast in 1937

incised dedication below signature: 'à mon cher ami / E. Sandoz,' possibly for Edouard Marcel Sandoz (Swiss, 1881-1971), an animalier sculptor and painter

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Provenance

Property from the Collection of Seymour Stein

Sotheby's tag attached

Condition

very good condition

Selections from the Collection of

Seymour Stein

Title: Seymour Stein / Collection

Legendary Sire Records co-founder, Seymour Stein, kick-started the era of punk and new wave music in the 1970s and ‘80s, by signing to the label such iconic artists as the Ramones, The Smiths, Talking Heads, Depeche Mode, Ice-T, and famously, in 1982, Madonna. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

Beginning in the early 1970s, while traveling as a young businessman throughout Europe, Stein developed an enthusiasm for early 20th-century art. Wherever he went, he sought out antique stores, art fairs, and major auction houses — ultimately forging a vast collection.

The Collecting Eye of Seymour Stein, Sotheby’s 2003 auction showcased Stein’s interest in Art Deco furniture and porcelain, metalwork and glassware, European Symbolist and Pre-Raphaelite paintings. Works from the distinguished collection were also included in Sotheby’s 2018, Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art, auction.

Ceramics from Stein’s Asian art collection were the highlights of Capsule’s 2021, Asian Art, auction and upcoming sales will feature additional fine art, furniture, ceramics, and many more from his extensive holdings.  

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