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BOURDELLE, Émile-Antoine

Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne 1861 - Le Vésinet, Yvelines 1929

Maker: Godard, E.

Baigneuse accroupie

Crouching Bather

first modelled c. 1906-1907, 1983 recast

bronze No. 8

statue

Dimensions (HxWxD): sculpture app. 40 x 40 x 41; base: 15 x 35 x 35 in.

on lower left of sculpture: © by Bourdelle 1983 No. 8 [circle with a dot in the lower center from which vertical lines emanate appears after signature] signed Founder's mark appear.
Three plaques appear on south edge of fountain:
plaque 1: Major donors / (lists names) / Special donors / (lists names) / Supporting donors / (list names)
plaque 2: CROUCHING BATHER / by / Antoine Bourdelle / presented by the / USC class of 1959 / on the occasion of their / 25th reunion
plaque 3 lists additional names of donors

Credit Line: Gift of the University of Southern California class of 1959 on the occasion of their twenty-fifth reunion

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1984 (?), Gift of the University of Southern California class of 1959 on the occasion of their twenty-fifth reunion

Bibliography

  • SIRIS website, 30 September 2010