Eve à la pomme
signed 'Aristide Maillol' (on the top of the base); inscribed with the foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris' (on the side of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 22 7/8 in. (58.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1899; this bronze version cast before 1953
Artist or Maker
Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)
J. Rewald, Maillol, New York, 1939, p. 765 (another cast illustrated pl. 76).
W. George, Aristide Maillol, Neuchâtel, 1977, p. 245, no. 64 (another cast illustrated p. 64).
B. Lorquin, Maillol, London, 1995, p. 39 (another cast illustrated).
Galerie de l'Art Moderne, Paris, by 1965, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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