13 May 2016
Property from an Important Collection
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Femme debout se coiffant
signed with monogram (on the top of the base); numbered and stamped with foundry mark '6/6 C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1907; this bronze version cast in 1974
Gallery Suzuki, Tokyo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1988.
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W. George, Maillol, Paris, 1971, p. 94 (another cast illustrated; titled Femme debout).
L.L. Kramer, Aristide Maillol, Pioneer of Modern Sculpture, Ph.D. Diss., New York University, September 2000 (another cast illustrated, pl. 260).
Olivier Lorquin has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Please note that this lot was cast in 1974.
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