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    Sale 2378 | Lot 11
    Price Realized: $6,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2378 Lot 11

      RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1909 - 1989)
      Come Unto Me.

      Cast bronze, with a dark brown patina, 1930. Approximately 425 mm; 16 3/4 inches (high).

      Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, Louis Hecht, New York; thence by descent, Philip H. Rubin, New York; private collection, New York (2013).

      Samella Lewis illustrates another smaller version, a 6 inch cast, in her Barthé: His Life in Art. In 1944-47, Barthé also made a life-size, 72 inch version, for St. Jude's School, Montgomery, Alabama, a Roman Catholic school for African-Americans. Lewis p. 51; Vendryes p. 136.

      Estimate $6,000 - 9,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500