3 February 2010
Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
signed, numbered, inscribed and stamped with the foundry mark 'BOURDELLE © BY Bourdelle C.VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE III' (on the base)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 16 in. (40.6 cm.)
Conceived in 1907
Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner on 12 June 1967.
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I. Jianou & M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1965, no. 22 (another cast illustrated).
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