Femme nue debout signed 'P.Gauguin' (on the top of the base); numbered and stamped with the foundry mark 'H.C.1 C.Valsuani Cire Perdue' (on the back of the base) bronze with brown patina Height: 23 1/2 in. (59.7 cm.) Conceived circa 1890-1891 and cast in bronze at a later date
Artist or Maker
After Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
M. Bodelsen, Gauguin's Ceramics, London, 1960, p. 139 (ceramic illustrated). J. Rewald, Post-Impressionism, from Van Gogh to Gauguin, New York, 1956, p. 442 (ceramic illustrated). C. Gray, Sculpture and Ceramics of Paul Gauguin, Baltimore, 1963, no. 92 (ceramic illustrated p. 214-215).
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 16 June 1991, lot 81. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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