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CHANA ORLOFF (1888 - 1968)

Woman removing her shirt, 1928

Bronze with black patina
The model from 1928, the present cast is a post mortem edition from Susse foundeur
Signed « Chana Orloff », dated 1928 and numbered 8/8
Stamped with the foundry stamp Susse Fondeur Paris on the base
Certificate of authenticity delivered by Chana Orloff Comity
 

H 67 - L 18 - P 12 cm (H 26.4 - W 7.1 - D 4.7 in)

Origin

Collection particulière, Paris.

History

In « Femme ôtant sa chemise », the polished and soft modeling of the body joins the more granite aspect of the garments. Not only is the woman unveiled, but she does also appear increased, both of her arms framing her haughty face erected on a slender figure.

Exhibitions

1932 Exposition particulière, Kunstzaal Van Lier, Amsterdam. 1969 Exposition particulière, Musée de Tel Aviv.
1984 Exposition particulière, Musée d’Hertzélia, Israël.

Bibliography

Félix Marcilhac, Chana Orloff, Les Éditions de l’Amateur, Paris, 1991, referenced under the n°138, p. 234 and 235 of the catalogue raisonné.