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May 21, 2022
Jeune fille se voilant les yeux, 1900, signed "Aristide Maillol", plaster, 8-3/4 x 6-3/4 x 2-3/4 in.
Note: An edition of 6 was cast after 1900 by Alexis Rudier Fondeur, Paris. For a bronze of this figure see: Christie's Paris, June 30, 2021, lot 119 (copy of record accompanies lot).
See also the plaster: https://www.artprice.com/artist/18425/aristide-maillol/sculpture-volume/1207815/jeune-fille-assise-se-voilant-les-yeux?p=1
Literature: Berger-Zutter 40b Illustrated on page 25 of the catalog
Provenance: Christie's London, December 2, 1998, lot 56, sold for $18,273; Property from a Private South Carolina Plantation
imbed dirt, loss to proper right foot, some abrasions and small chips to base
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