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Female Bather

Baigneuse: standing figure of woman, left arm extended and resting on column, right hand supporting material which is draped around left hip, slightly bent figure looking downwards toward right.


With Sir Richard Wallace (b. 1818 - d. 1890), London and Paris; gift of Wallace to Frederic Spitzer (b. 1815 - d. 1890), Paris; by descent within the family to Madame La Baronne Coche de la Ferte and Madame Augustin Rey de Villette, Paris; January 9-12, 1929, Frederic Spitzer Collection sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, lot 548 to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection


French (?), late 19th or early 20th century

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Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble