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Aimé-Jules Dalou
LA COURTISANE (THE COURTESAN)
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
25
Aimé-Jules Dalou
LA COURTISANE (THE COURTESAN)
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 13,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Aimé-Jules Dalou
FRENCH, 1838-1902
LA COURTISANE (THE COURTESAN)
signed: DALOU, and inscribed: E. Houdebine. Editeur. and: Cire Perdue, the underside stamped: 53908 / 2                      
bronze, light brown patina, on a veined green marble base
bronze: 20 by 23cm., 7 7/8  by 9in.
base: 13.5cm., 5¼in.
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Catalogue Note

Only a small number of bronzes after models by Dalou were cast by Houdebine. Several casts, including one of his Young Mother (inv. no. 07.151), were acquired directly from the foundry by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 1907.

RELATED LITERATURE
A. Simier, Jules Dalou: Le sculpteur de la République, exh. cat. Petit Palais - Musées des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Paris, 2013, p. 200, no. 130

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