4 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTOR
Reg Butler (1913-1981)
signed with a monogram and numbered '6/8' (on the back of the girl's left leg) and stamped with the foundry stamp 'Susse Fond. Paris' (on the back of the girl's right leg)
bronze with a light brown gold patina
19 in. (48.2 cm.) high
Conceived in 1955.
with Blair Laing Gallery, Toronto, 1960, where purchased by the present owner.
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