La Kuan Yin, 1991
Signed Hiquily, numbered 2/8 and stamped with Bocquel Foundry mark
Bronze with brown/black patina, from an edition of 8 with 4 Artist's Proofs
Height 32 1/4 inches (81.91 cm)
Gallerie Patrice Trigano, Paris
Thence by descent to the current owner
French sculptor Philippe Hiquily produced semi-abstracted figurative sculpture using bronze, various metals and later examples employing hide, bone and fossils. His body of work also includes furniture. La Kuan Yin is a standout work by the artist, with simplified, flattened and elongated forms.
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