Alicia Penalba (1913-1982)
Passion de la jungle
signed and numbered 'PENALBA, 3/6' and stamped 'Susse Fondeur – Paris' (near the base)
15 x 8 x 8½ in. (38.10 x 20.32 x 21.59 cm.)
Executed circa 1952-54.
Edition three of six.
Property from the Rothschild Family Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 13 September 2005, lot 138.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
J. Merkert, Penalba, Paris, Carmen Martines éditions, 1977, p. 132 (another cast illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Alicia Penalba: Obras de su atelier, París - Pietrasanta, Buenos Aires, Daniel Maman Fine Art, 2002, no. 17 (another cast illustrated).
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