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Female Bather

Baigneuse

French (?)
late 19th or early 20th century
Copied after Etienne-Maurice Falconet (French (Paris), 1716–1791), Style of C. G. Allegrain


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

52.07 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2206

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection