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Aristide Maillol
FLORE NUE
Estimate
700,000900,000
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33
Aristide Maillol
FLORE NUE
Estimate
700,000900,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Aristide Maillol
1861-1944
FLORE NUE
Inscribed with the monogram M, with the foundry mark E. Godard Fondeur Paris and numbered 1/6
Bronze, brown patina 
66 1/2 by 14 by 12 in.
167 by 35.5 by 30.5 cm
Conceived in 1911 and cast after 1944 in edition of 6, plus 4 artist's proofs.
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The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Dina Vierny.

Provenance

Dina Vierny, Paris

Private Collection, Japan (acquired circa 1980)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Hommage à Aristide Maillol (1861-1944), Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, 1961, no. 51, illustration of the plaster version p. 18

Waldemar Georges, Aristide Maillol, Greenwich, 1965, illustration of another cast pl. 166 (as dating from 1912)

Aristide Maillol: 1861-1944 (exhibition catalogue), The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1975, no. 67, illustration of another cast p. 73   

Catalogue Note

"I strive for architecture and volumes. Sculpture is architecture, a balancing of masses, a tasteful composition." -- Aristide Maillol

Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale

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