10 March 2010,
Price realised USD 3,000
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Jeune fille posant pour 'La Nymphe'
signed with monogram (lower right)
pencil on paper
12 1/8 x 7¾ in. (30.8 x 19.7 cm.)
Drawn in 1931
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Olivier and Bertrand Lorquin have confirmed the authenticity of this drawing.
Acquired by the present owner, 2007.
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