EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE | DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE
EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE | DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE
EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE | DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE
EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE | DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE
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EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE | DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE | DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

EMILE ANTOINE BOURDELLE

1861 - 1929

DANSEURS DU 14 JUILLET, GRAND MODÈLE


Stamped with the artist's monogram and with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue, inscribed ©By Bourdelle and numbered III

Bronze

Height: 14 in. (35.5 cm)

Conceived circa 1906 and cast after the artist’s lifetime. 


Condition Report

This work is in good condition. Variegated brown patina. There is dust in the deepest crevices and the sculpture would benefit from a light cleaning. Some wear to the extreme edges of the piece, most notably to the female figure's right hand. There is verdigris throughout, most notably in the deepest crevices.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Arthur & Kathryn Murray, New York

Acquired from the above circa 1980

Catalogue Note

Arthur Murray was an American ballroom dancer and founder of his famed eponymous chain of dance studios. Students of Murray's included Eleanor Roosevelt, the Duke of Windsor, John D. Rockefeller Jr., Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Barbara Hutton, among others.

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