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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    A TERRACOTTA HEAD OF AN OLD GALLIC WARRIOR FROM THE RELIEF "LE DEPART DES VOLONTAIRES" ON THE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE

    AFTER FRANCOIS RUDE (1784-1855), LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A TERRACOTTA HEAD OF AN OLD GALLIC WARRIOR FROM THE RELIEF "LE DEPART DES VOLONTAIRES" ON THE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE
    AFTER FRANCOIS RUDE (1784-1855), LATE 19TH/ EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Inscribed Fcois.RUDE
    23 ½ in. (59.5 cm.) high, overall


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, May 23 1990, lot 216.


    Literature

    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
    S. Lami, Dictionnaire des sculpteurs de l'école française au dix-neuvième siècle, vol IV, Paris, 1914, pp. 202-217.
    Dijon, Musée des Beaux-Arts, François et Sophie Rude. Citoyens de la liberté. Un couple d'artisans au XIXème siècle, 12 October 2012- 28 January 2013.