Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
La grande baigneuse la draperie or La Seine
signed and numbered 'Maillol No. 2' (on the base); stamped with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris' (on the left side of the base)
bronze with grey and green patina
Height: 69.3/8 in. (176 cm.); Length: 39.3/8 in. (100 cm.)
Conceived in 1920; this bronze version cast circa 1922-1923
Eugne Rudier, Paris (acquired from the artist, circa 1922-1923). Mme. Eugne Rudier, Paris (by descent from the above, 1952).
Raymond Subes, France (acquired from the estate of the above, 1957).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
Dina Vierny has confirmed the authenticity of this bronze.