Tête de femme Sculpture en marbre noir de Belgique, taille directe, signé en bas vers la gauche sur la tranche. Socle en marbre noir de Belgique. Haut. : 41,5 cm Bibliographie : M. Armitage, Sculpture of Boris Lovet-Lorski, New York, 1937 (similar items illustrated). Provenance: TABLEAUX & SCULPTURES MODERNES, ABSTRAITS & CONTEMPORAINS sale Louiza Auktion & Associés Brussels Belgium lot 35 sale 20.06.2015 Its bronze version (probably 1/9 while ours is unique) was sold at Sotheby's «N08249»* American Paintings, New York, Wednesday, November 29, 2006 lot 110 for $48,000.-
"Torso", Carved Rose Marble of Madagascar light salmon pink with patches of white and gray, c 1927. Signed "Lovet-Lorski" on the back of the left leg. Marble of the sculpture has an irregularity at the center of the torso, measuring approximately 1 1/8”x 3/8”, which is visible also at illustration in Armitage’s book (see p. 109) 13" high, raised on a black Belgian marble base, 6 7/8" high. Literature: Merle Armitage, SCULPTURE OF BORIS LOVET-LORSKI, New York, 1937, illustrated p. 109. The attached book is inscribed by the artist to the previous owner Martin Becker, "To my friend Martin [Becker], Boris, 1938". Provenance: Butler Kallahan, acquired directly from the artist, Paris, 1927; the Estate of Martin Becker; auction Schmidt's Antiques MI 18.2.2017 lot 50.
THREE CERAMIC PLATES A)Rooster/Chicken ceramic glazed charger 18 inches diameter c 1943. Similar charger (with a horse) is illustrated in “Boris Lovet-Lorski The language of time” by Martin Bush, Siracuse University, 1967 p 48.B)Horse, ceramic glazed charger 18 inches diameter 1943. Iillustrated in “Boris Lovet-Lorski The language of time” by Martin Bush, Siracuse University, 1967 p 48.C) Hunt Ceramic glased charger with antelope and lions 18 inches diameter 1943. Iillustrated and titled in “Boris Lovet-Lorski The language of time” by Martin Bush, Siracuse University, 1967 p 48.
Lithographs, 1929; Two portfolios of ten lithographs each (in original hard cover cases); Each lithograph is signed in pencil, colophon is numbered 166 out of an edition of 250; 11 3/4" x 15 5/8" (sheet) each; Printer: Ad. Braun & Co., Paris; Publisher: The artist; Provenance: Private Collection, New York; Rago Arts and Auction Center Nov 17 2012 lot 63 To see all imagesClick HERE