Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Eve à la pomme
signed 'Aristide Maillol' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur PARIS' (on the back of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 23 ¼ in. (59.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1899; this bronze version cast by 1944
J. Rewald, Maillol, Paris, 1939, p. 165 (another cast illustrated, pl. 76; dated circa 1902).
W. George, Aristide Maillol, London, 1965, p. 232 (another cast illustrated, p. 64).
B. Lorquin, Aristide Maillol, London, 1995, p. 38 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 39).