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Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)

La liberté

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Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
La liberté
signed, inscribed with foundry mark and numbered 'A. BOURDELLE © BY BOURDELLE ALEXIS RUDIER FONDEUR. PARIS 1' (along the bottom edge); inscribed and dated 'Liberte 1915' (on the back)
bronze with black and gold patina
Height: 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1915; this bronze version cast before 1952
Literature
H.A. Read, "Emile-Antoine Bourdelle," The Arts, vol. VIII, no. 4, October 1925, p. 198 (monumental version illustrated, pp. 201 and 208). A. Fontainas, Maîtres de l'art moderne, Bourdelle, Paris, 1930, no. 34 (monumental version illustrated, pl. 64).
I. Jianou and M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1975, p. 123, no. 574.
C.M. Lavrillier and M. Dufet, Bourdelle et la critique de son temps, Paris, 1992, p. 220 (monumental version illustrated, p. 79).
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