5 May 2004
Property from a Private Baltimore Foundation
Henri Laurens (1885-1954)
Femme couchée (de dos)
numbered '6/8' (on the reverse)
bronze relief with brown patina
Length: 15½ in. (39.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1921; this bronze version cast at a later date
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (acquired from the artist).
Saidenberg Gallery Inc., New York (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1984.
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W. Hofmann, The Sculpture of Henri Laurens, New York, 1969, p. 217 (another cast illustrated, pl. 102).
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