7 November 2002
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
signed with monogram and numbered '5/6' (on the top of the base) and inscribed with foundry mark '.Alexis Rudier..Fondeur Paris.' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.)
Conceived in 1895; this bronze version cast before 1952
Dominion Gallery, Montreal.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1965.
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Tokyo, Musée de l'Art Occidental, Maillol, 1963.
Dina Vierny has confirmed the authenticity of this sculpture.
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