London, South Kensington
7 February 2014
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Etude pour le monument à Paul Cézanne'
signed with monogram and numbered '1/6' (on the top of the base); inscribed '.Alexis Rudier.Fondeur.Paris.' (on the side of the base)
bronze with brown and green patina
Length: 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.)
Conceived circa 1913 and cast in a numbered edition of six
Perls Galleries, New York.
Ray Stark, Los Angeles, by whom acquired from the above.
A gift from the above to the previous owner in 2004.
Private collection, Europe, by whom acquired in 2006.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 10 February 2011, lot 439.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Andrew C. Ritchie (ed.), Aristide Maillol, exh. cat., Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1945 (the terracotta version illustrated).
Aristide Maillol, 1861-1944, exh. cat., Perls Galleries, New York, 1970, no.42 (illustrated p. 31).
This work will be included in the forthcoming Aristide Maillol Catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Fondation Dina Vierny-Musee Maillol.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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