London, South Kensington
6 February 2015
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
Les trois rivières
signed 'E. Bourdelle' (lower centre)
6 5/8 x 11 1/8 in. (17 x 28.3 cm.)
Executed circa 1896
Cléopâtre Bourdelle, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 October 1994, lot 188.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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