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Jules Dalou
BAIGNEUSE AVANT LE BAIN
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
69
Jules Dalou
BAIGNEUSE AVANT LE BAIN
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Ginette et Alain Lesieutre, Collection Privée

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Jules Dalou
BAIGNEUSE AVANT LE BAIN
bronze, green-brown patina
Signed DALOU, numbered 3 and with the foundry mark CIRE PERDUE A.-A HEBRARD
Haut. 55,5 cm; height 21 7/8  in.
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Literature

Amélie Simier, Jules Dalou, le sculpteur de la République, exh. cat. Petit-Palais, Paris, 2013, pp. 388-389, n. 315.

Catalogue Note

During his exile in England during 1870s, Dalou devoted himself to producing intimate scenes of domestic life and portraits, which were highly acclaimed at the Royal Academy Summer exhibitions. Away from the public arena, he made an important series of female nudes - apparently without any other purpose than his own interest - magnificently depicting the supple flesh and the voluptuous forms of the female body, and not without an innovative degree of realism.
A marble of this model fetched £ 127,250 (Sotheby's London, 3 July 2012, Lot 195); another cast by A.-A. Hébrard, similar to ours, was sold € 86 750 € (Artcurial, 18 March 2008, Lot 40.

Ginette et Alain Lesieutre, Collection Privée

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Paris