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Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (b. Copenhagen 1911, d. Paris 1984)

“Fugl med unge” (Bird with Young), also known as “Mor og barn” (Mother and Child), 1935. Signed S.F.M. 5/6. Stramped with Foundry mark Fonderie de la Plaine. Black patinated bronze. H. 53 cm.

Literature: Troels Andersen: “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba”, Borgen, Copenhagen, 1979, no. 5, ill. p. 15. Literature: “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba. Skulpturer/Sculptures”, Forlaget Effort, 2003, no. 5, ill. fig. 41 p. 61 and p. 105. Literature: “Sonja Ferlov Mancoba. Maske og ansigt”, Naryana Press, Odder, 2019, no. 2, a version in plaster ill. in colours p. 158.

Sonja Ferlov made her debut at Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling in 1935 with two sculptures in plaster, of which “Bird with young” was one.

This lot is subject to Artist's Royalty.
Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: modernart@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Auction

Paintings & sculptures, 24 September 2019

Category
Estimate

125,000–150,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

280,000 kr.