Description & Technical information

Original size, nude version (1869-1870)
Salon in 1872 (original plaster ) & Universal Exhibitions in 1873, 1878 (bronze, Orsay)
Lifetime cast signed "A.Mercié", cast by "E.Gruet Jne Fondeur Paris"(inscription), probably the example for the artist. Only life size nude bronze example identified with the one in the musée d'Orsay.

Date:  Circa : 1894-1910
Period:  19th century
Medium: Bronze, richly dark red brown pantina
Dimensions: 186 x 85 x 80 cm (73¹/₄ x 33¹/₂ x 31¹/₂ inches)
Provenance: Former Auguste Lumière collection and descendance, udb 210623.

Categories: Sculpture