13 May 1999
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
signed with monogram (on the left side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier. Fondeur Paris.' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 7 in. (19.7 cm.)
Original version executed in 1900; this bronze version cast before 1952
Roslyn Rubin, New York; estate sale, Christie's, New York, 20 November 1986, lot 340.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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J. Rewald, Maillol, London, 1939, p. 104 (another cast illustrated). W. George, Aristide Maillol et l'me de la sculpture, London, 1965, p. 131 (another cast illustrated).
Dina Vierny has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.
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Specialist Furio Rinaldi admires this rediscovered work by the 16th-century Italian artist, which scholars had long presumed lost