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Figure of a Dancer

Gilt bronze, ivory and marble. Standing female figure with arms raised and bent at elbows, hands touching sides of cap. She is wearing a gold bandeau, a fringed skirt with wide belt, and a jeweled cloche hat. Red and white marble pedestal.

Provenance

1982, Mr. John P. Axelrod, Boston; 1985, Gift of Mr. Axelrod to the MFA (Accession Date September 24, 1985).

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Copyright

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

French, early 20th century

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 15 in. (38.1 cm) W. 5 15/16 in. (13.5 cm) D. 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm)

Accession Number

1985.660

Medium or Technique

Gilt bronze, ivory and marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture