10 March 2010
Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
Bacchante aux jambes croisées
signed and dated 'BOURDELLE 1906' (on the left side of the base) and inscribed with foundry mark 'ALEXIS Rudier Fondeur PARIS' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1906; this bronze version cast by 1929
Theofania Bernard Sevastos (by descent from the artist).
Private collection, Virginia (by descent from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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I. Jianou and M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1975, p. 99, no. 340.
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