Aristide Maillol

Study for the Monument to Blanqui / Action in Chains 1905

Bronze proof with brown patina
Vollard edition begun in 1907
Sand cast probably by Florentin Godard (without foundry mark)
Artist’s monogram inscribed in a circle (on the base between the feet): “M”
32.5 x 17.5 x 7.5 cm


  • Private Collection, France


  • Waldemar George, Aristide Maillol et l'âme de la sculpture, Neuchâtel, Éditions Ides et Calendes, 1964, ill.p.143

Other examples in public collections

  • New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (formerly collection of Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Loria; given to the museum in 1992), inv. 1992.209.1
  • Oberlin, Allen Memorial Art Museum (museum purchase, 1950), inv. 1950.4