28 November 2012
Elie Nadelman (1882-1946)
inscribed 'E. NADELMAN' and 'A. Bingen & Costenoble Fondeurs, Paris.' (along the neck)
bronze with black patina
13 in. (33 cm.) high on a 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) marble base
Cast circa 1908.
Private collection, Poland.
J.J. Klejman, New York, by 1968.
M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
Sotheby's, New York, 30 May 1984, lot 62.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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A.T. Spear, "Elie Nadelman's Early Heads, 1905-1911," D.P. Allen Art Museum Bulletin, 27-28, Spring 1971, p. 202.
L. Kirstein, Elie Nadelman, New York, 1973, p. 289, no. 1, illustrated.
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