29 September 2004
Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
Le cruchon (Femme agenouillée)
signed with cipher, numbered and inscribed 'No. 2 cire perdue' (on the top of base); stamped with foundry mark 'Susse Freres Fondeurs Paris' (on the bottom of base)
bronze with green patina
Height: 9½ in. (24.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1929; this bronze version cast at a later date
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I. Jianou and M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1975, p. 141, no. 706.
C.M. Lavrillier and M. Dufet, Bourdelle et la critique de son temps, Paris, 1992, p. 131 (another cast illustrated).
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