ARISTIDE MAILLOL (1861-1944)
ARISTIDE MAILLOL (1861-1944)
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DIANA METCALF STAINOW
ARISTIDE MAILLOL (1861-1944)

Léda

Details
ARISTIDE MAILLOL (1861-1944)
Léda
inscribed with the artist's monogram (on the back of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm.)
Conceived in 1900; this bronze version cast by Vollard during the artist's lifetime, in an unnumbered edition
Provenance
Diana Metcalf Stainow, New York, by whom acquired probably in the later 1950s in France.
Literature
W. George, Les albums d'art Druet, vol. II, Maillol, Paris, 1927 (another cast illustrated).
J. Rewald, Maillol, Paris, 1939, no. 110, p. 166 (another cast illustrated pp. 110-111; dated 'circa 1902').
W. George, Aristide Maillol, Berlin, 1965, pp. 137 & 232 (another cast illustrated p. 137).
W. George, Maillol et l'âme de la sculpture, Neuchâtel, 1977, p. 128 (another cast and terracotta version illustrated, pl. 139).
B. Lorquin, Aristide Maillol, London, 1995, p. 52 (another cast illustrated p. 53).
Post lot text
Olivier Lorquin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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