• Impressionist Modern  auction at Christies

    Sale 2290

    Impressionist Modern

    10 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 101

    Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)

    Bacchante aux jambes croisées

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    Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
    Bacchante aux jambes croisées
    signed and dated 'BOURDELLE 1906' (on the left side of the base) and inscribed with foundry mark 'ALEXIS Rudier Fondeur PARIS' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    Height: 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.)
    Conceived in 1906; this bronze version cast by 1929


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    Provenance

    Theofania Bernard Sevastos (by descent from the artist).
    Private collection, Virginia (by descent from the above).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    I. Jianou and M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1975, p. 99, no. 340.