19 - 20 June 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
Berthe Morisot (French, 1841-1895)
Tête de Julie Manet
signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Berthe Morisot 6/8 C VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back)
bronze with dark brown patina
10¼ x 6 x 7 in. (26 x 15.2 x 17.7 cm.), excluding base
Conceived circa 1886; this bronze version cast by 1966.
Acquired by the present owner, by 1966.
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Yves Rouart has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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