Honoré Daumier (1808-1879)
stamped 'M.L.G.' (on the back); numbered and stamped '8/30 BRONZE' (on the underside)
bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 518 in. (13 cm.)
Conceived circa 1832; this bronze version cast at a later date
Acquired by the late owner, by circa 1995.
M. Gobin, Daumier: Sculpteur, Geneva, 1952, p. 180 (another cast illustrated; clay version illustrated, p. 181; titled Le Dédaigneux [Prunelle]).
J.L. Wasserman, Daumier Sculpture: A Critical and Comparative Study, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969, pp. 133 and 135, no. 28c (another cast illustrated, p. 135).
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