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Aristide Maillol

NU DEBOUT, SE COIFFANT

Aristide Maillol

Aristide Maillol

NU DEBOUT, SE COIFFANT

NU DEBOUT, SE COIFFANT

ARISTIDE MAILLOL

1861 – 1944

NU DEBOUT, SE COIFFANT


inscribed with the artist's monogram and with the foundry mark Alexis Rudier. Fondeur. Paris. and numbered HC

bronze

height: 14 3/4 in.; 37.5 cm

conceived in 1926 and cast by 1952 by the Alexis Rudier Foundry, Paris


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Olivier Lorquin.

Variegated brown patina. Some surface dust and dirt in crevices. A minor accretion on the back of the bun in the figure's hair. The work is in good condition.


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The Artist's studio
From whom acquired by Donald & Jean Stralem, New York
By whose estate sold, New York, Sotheby's, 8 May 1995, lot 22
There acquired
Aristide Maillol: 1861-1944 (exhibition catalogue), Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo 1945, reproduction of another cast p. 88
W. George, Maillol, Paris 1971, reproduction of another cast p. 98
Aristide Maillol: 1861-1944 (exhibition catalogue), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 1975, no. 101, reproduction of another cast p. 92