1861 - 1944年
inscribed with the monogram, numbered 2/6 and with the foundry mark Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris
height: 21.3cm., 8 3/8 in.
Conceived in 1937 and cast in bronze by the Alexis Rudier Foundry, Paris in a numbered edition of 6 plus 2 artist's proofs.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Olivier Lorquin.
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London
Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above)
Acquired by the present owner in 2016
Dina Vierny & Bertrand Lorquin (eds.), Maillol, La Passion du bronze (exhibition catalogue), Fondation Dina Vierny, Musée Maillol, Paris, 1995, n.n., illustration of another cast p. 39 (titled Femme assise and as dating from 1930)
An Exhibition of Original Pieces of Sculpture by Aristide Maillol 1861-1944 (exhibition catalogue), Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York (& travelling in the USA), 1958-60, no. 39, illustration of another cast p. 39 (titled Seated Woman Arranging Her Hair)
Maillol au Palais des Rois de Majorque (exhibition catalogue), Musée Hyacinthe Rigaud, Perpignan, 1979, no. 69, illustration of another cast p. 107 (titled Dina assise)