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Pierre de Soete
1886 - 1948
BELGIAN
BAIGNEUSE (BATHER)
signed: P. de Soete and entitled: BAIGNEUSE
white marble
95cm., 37 3/8 in. 
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Catalogue Note

The prolific Belgian sculptor Pierre de Soete is perhaps best known for having modelled the 'Minerva' busts decorating the cars of this world-famous Belgian manufacturer. His oeuvre was, however, diverse, encompassing marbles as well as bronzes, and ranging from figures of athletes to large-scale public monuments. His work is today found in museums in Belgium and beyond. This ravishing marble nude showcases the sculptor's talent in the rendition of the human form.

RELATED LITERATURE
M. Marx and C. Engelen, Beeldhouwkunst in België: vanaf 1830, Leuven, 2002, pp. 530-535

19th & 20th Century Sculpture

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