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Bronze. Nude female body.

Inscription

signed on proper right rear, near top, of base with monogram: A M

Marks

Marked 5/6 below monogram signature, with foundry mark on back of base: Alexis Rudier Fondeur, Paris

Provenance

July 1965, sold by Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York, to John J. Wilson, Marblehead, MA [1] ; 1986, donated by Mrs John J. Wilson (Dorothy Ann Wilson), Marblehead, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1987) NOTE: [1] from 1965 onwards, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Wilson lent the piece to the MFA until it was made a gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Wilson

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

French, about 1910–11

Object Place

France

Dimensions

142.24 x 45.72 x 33.02 cm (56 x 18 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

1986.1022

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze, cast no. 5 of an edition of 6

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture