New York, Park Avenue
6 May 1998
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
Femme au crabe (Woman with a Crab)
signed with monogram and numbered '5/6' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark '.Alexis Rudier..Fondeur.Paris.' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 6 in. (16.5 cm.)
Original version executed in 1930; this bronze version cast before 1952
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J. Rewald, Maillol, Paris, 1939, pp. 108-109 (terracotta version illustrated).
M. Bouvier, Aristide Maillol, Lausanne, 1945, pp. 118-119 (another cast illustrated).
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