24 April 2003
An Italian marble figure of a seated girl sewing, entitled 'Vouloir c'est pouvoir', on pedestal
By Cesare Lapini, Florence, Dated 1888
Inscribed C. Lapini/Firenze 1888 and with title to the front, on a mottled green marble pedestal
The figure: 27½ in. (69.8 cm.) high; The pedestal: 41½ in. (105.5 cm.) high (2)
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Another example of this model sold in these rooms, 23 April 2002, lot 125 ($20,315).
This figure will be sold with the pink marble pedestal illustrated and described as part of lot 217, and not the green pedestal as currently catalogued.
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