7 November 2002
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Dina socle mobile
signed with monogram and numbered '2' (on one foot), and inscribed with foundry mark 'A. Rudier. Fondeur. Paris.' (on the other foot)
bronze with black patina
Height: 8 in. (20.3 cm.)
Conceived in 1937; this bronze version cast during the artist's lifetime
V. Raykis, Paris (1960).
Billy Wilder, Beverly Hills; sale, Christie's, New York, 13 November 1989, lot 36.
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W. George, Aristide Maillol et l'âme de la sculpture, Neuchâtel, 1977, pp. 206 and 247 (another cast illustrated, p. 210).
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