25 February 2004
Emile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
Madame Roussel au chapeau
signed with cypher and inscribed 'BY BOURDELLE' (on the back) and inscribed with foundry mark and numbered 'Susse Fondr. Paris No. 3' (on the right side)
bronze with green and black patina
Height: 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1895; this bronze version cast at a later date
Jack E. and Zella B. Butler Foundation, Inc., New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 8 October 1992, lot 11.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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I. Jianou and M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1975, p. 86, no. 206 (another cast illustrated, pl. 38).
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