12 May 1999
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
La grande baigneuse la draperie or La Seine
signed and numbered 'Maillol No. 2' (on the base); stamped with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris' (on the left side of the base)
bronze with grey and green patina
Height: 69.3/8 in. (176 cm.); Length: 39.3/8 in. (100 cm.)
Conceived in 1920; this bronze version cast circa 1922-1923
Eugne Rudier, Paris (acquired from the artist, circa 1922-1923). Mme. Eugne Rudier, Paris (by descent from the above, 1952).
Raymond Subes, France (acquired from the estate of the above, 1957).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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