24 June 2010
André Derain (1880-1954)
Femme aux cheveux longs revenant sur la poitrine
signed, inscribed and numbered 'AT ANDRE DERAIN 2/11' (on the back)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.)
Conceived in plaster and cast in a numbered edition of eleven plus four casts numbered 0, 00, 000 and 0000
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P. Cailler, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre sculpté d'André Derain, Geneva, 1965, no. 52 (plaster version illustrated n.p.).
P. Coray, André Derain, Sculpteur, Milan, 1994, no. 82 (another cast illustrated p. 97).
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The Comité Derain has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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