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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 285

    Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)

    Torse

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
    Torse
    signed with the artist's monogram, numbered and inscribed with the foundry mark 'M 6/6 Al. Rudier. F. Paris.' (on the reverse)
    bronze with green and brown patina
    Height: 7 3/4 in. (19.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1910 and cast in a numbered edition of six plus two


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    Olivier Lorquin has confirmed the authenticity of this work. The work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the late Dina Vierny dated 1 April 2004, no. 2555.

    Provenance

    Galerie Berès, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in January 2006.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    J. Rewald, Maillol, London, Paris & New York, 1939, no. 92, p. 166 (the terracotta version illustrated pl. 92).
    G. Waldermar, Aristide Maillol et l’âme de la sculpture, Neuchâtel, 1977, p. 159 (another cast illustrated).