Voorjaarsveiling Kunst en Antiek 2017
After Guillaume II Coustou (1716-1777)
"Marly Horses", two bronze sculptures of a young man holding a prancing horse. After the original pair of large marble sculptures, which were commissioned in 1739 for the horse pond in the gardens of the Château de Marly. (2)
H 36 and 38 cm.
Henri Matthieu (Han) Wezelaar (1901-1984)
"Naald en draad", a bronze sculpture with a black patina of a standing woman threading a needle.
1984, signed, one of an edition of six.
H 62 cm.
Literature : J. Teeuwisse, Han Wezelaar Statuaire, Zwolle, 2003, p 213,
272-273, no. 255 (another cast illustrated).
Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from a private French collection.