Spring Curated
1st Session

May 06 - May 27, 2021

Current bid: $15,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

36869 27-May-2021 01:02:24 PM $15,000

816314 27-May-2021 01:01:56 PM $14,000

36869 27-May-2021 12:58:40 PM $13,000

816314 27-May-2021 12:57:32 PM $12,000

36869 27-May-2021 12:14:54 PM $11,000

816314 18-May-2021 10:26:18 PM $10,000

The bidding history list updated on: Monday, June 21, 2021 02:35:06

LOT 205

1932 - 1979

L'Homme Soleil
bronze sculpture, 2010
signed and on verso inscribed "Atelier du Bronze, Inverness, Québec"
102 3/8 x 55 1/8 x 2 in, 260 x 140 x 5.1 cm

Estimate: $12,000 - $16,000

Sold for: $18,750

Preview at: Heffel Montreal

Acquired directly from the Artist's Estate by the present Prominent Corporate Collection, Montreal

Please note: this lot is not available for preview at Heffel's Montreal gallery, however it can be viewed offsite by appointment. Please contact the Montreal office to book an appointment:

The original ceramic relief of L’Homme Soleil was created by Jordi Bonet between 1973 and 1975 and is part of the collection of the Musée des beaux-arts de Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Bonet originally intended to produce an edition of 8 bronzes, however this project was put on hold due to his death in 1979. In 2008, Guy Laliberté, with the collaboration of the artist’s wife Huguette Bouchard-Bonet, undertook the goal to complete this intended project. Laliberté donated the fifth cast to the City of Montreal’s public art collection, and it is exhibited in front of the Albert-Dumouchel building at the corner of Lajeunesse and Fleury streets. This lot is from this same posthumous edition and is 2/8. A certificate from L'Atelier du Bronze accompanies this lot.

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