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Aristide Maillol (1861 - 1944)

Lot 211: Aristide Maillol (1861-1944)

Christie's

February 8, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

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)

Literature

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).

Provenance

Galerie de l'Art Moderne, Paris, by 1965, and thence by descent to the present owner.

Notes

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION

Dina Vierny has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

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