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Aristide Maillol (French, 1861-1944) Les Mains

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2387
Lot:
427
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2387
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2007 4:00PM

Description:

Aristide Maillol (French, 1861-1944)

Les Mains, 1930
Each numbered, monogrammed and inscribed "2/6 M, A.R." on the base.
Bronze sculptures, height 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm).
Condition: Good.

Provenance: Through Dina Vierny, founder of the Musee Maillol, Paris, to a private New England collection.


Literature: Galerie Dina Vierny, Maillol, 1987, photographed page 124. The lot is accompanied by a copy of this book.


N.B. The lot is accompanied by a photo-certificate from Dina Vierny. Vierny notes that the hands are meant to represent those of musician Claude Debussy.

Estimate $15,000-25,000

There is extremely minor and subtle wear to the surfaces.

Keywords

Dina Vierny, founder , New England, Paris, Musee Maillol, Claude Debussy, Aristide Maillol

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