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Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)

Baigneuse debout se coiffant

Details
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Baigneuse debout se coiffant
signed with the artist's monogram 'M' (on top of the base); numbered and stamped with the foundry mark '2/6 C. Valsuani, Cire Perdue' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1905 and cast in a numbered edition of 6; this example cast during the artist's lifetime.
Provenance
Irving Galleries, Palm Beach.
Private collection, Canada, by whom acquired from the above in 1983, and thence by descent; sale, Sotheby's, New York, 17 May 2017, lot 120.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
W. George, Maillol, Paris, 1971, p. 94 (another cat illustrated).
L. Kramer, Aristide Maillol, Pioneer of Modern Sculpture, New York, 2000, pl. 260 (another cast illustrated).

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