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American Art / Emil Fuchs (1866-1929) Joy of Life 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm.) high, on a 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.) high black marble base (Modeled circa 1927.)

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK
Lot 20
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Emil Fuchs
(1866-1929)
Joy of Life 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm.) high, on a 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.) high black marble base
24 August 2022, 14:00 EDT
New York

US$1,000 - US$1,500

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Emil Fuchs (1866-1929)

Joy of Life
inscribed 'EMIL FUCHS / ©' (along the base) and inscribed 'GORHAM CO FOUNDERS / QFXM' (on the base)
bronze with brown patina
11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm.) high, on a 3/4 in. (1.9 cm.) high black marble base
Modeled circa 1927.

Footnotes

Provenance
Graham Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1989.

Literature
Gorham Company, Bronze Division, Bronze Division Papers: Casting Records of Statuary and Small Bronzes Owned by Sculptors, Identification Assigned to Statuary and Bronzes, 1906-1930, New York, 1927, p. 255, no. QFXM, another example listed.
Gorham Company, Bronze Division, Bronze Division Papers: Photograph Files of Statuary and Small Bronzes, New York, 1927, n.p., no. QFXM, another example illustrated.

Another example Joy of Life can be found in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York.

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