Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height) (Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs)

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Lot 22
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle
(1861-1929)
Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height)

Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

Impressionist & Modern Art

16 Nov 2016, 16:00 EST

New York

Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929)
Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle
stamped and numbered 'Δ. BOURDELLE II', and stamped with foundry mark 'Alexis Rudier/ Fondeur Paris' (to the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height)
Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 1 July 1998, lot 116.
    Cook Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    Literature
    P. Descargues, Bourdelle, Paris, 1954, p. 28 (another cast illustrated).
    E. Auricoste, Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, Paris, 1955 (another cast illustrated pl. 1).
    Antoine Bourdelle, exhib. cat., Phoenix Art Museum, 1964, no. 20 (another cast illustrated).
    I. Jianou and M. Dufet, Bourdelle, Paris, 1965, p. 87.
    P. Cannon-Brookes, Emile-Antoine Bourdelle, an illustrated commentary, London, 1983, p. 39, nos. 55-57 (larger version illustrated p. 39; plaster version illustrated p. 38).
    S. Cantaruti, Bourdelle, Paris, 2013, p. 91 (no. 8 from the edition illustrated).

    Monsieur Colin Lemoine of the Musée Bourdelle, Paris, has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work. The authenticity was previously confirmed by Rhodia Dufet Bourdelle at the time of the 1998 sale.

    No. 8 from the edition, cast by the Susse Foundry in 1960, is in the collection of the Musée Bourdelle (MB Br387; S. Cantaruti, loc. cit.).
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Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height) (Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs)
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height) (Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs)
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height) (Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs)
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height) (Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs)
Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) Baigneuse accroupie, petit modèle 10 1/2 in (26.7 cm) (height) (Conceived in 1906-1907, this bronze cast circa 1933 as part of an edition of eight plus two artist's proofs)
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