19 June 2007
George Minne (1866-1941)
L'homme à l'outre
signed 'GMINNE' (on the top of the base); inscribed with the foundry mark 'J.PETERMANN.FONDEUR.BRUXELLES' (on the side of the base)
bronze with green and brown patina
Height: 25¼ in. (64.3 cm.)
Conceived in 1897
Baron George Minne, the artist's son, Ghent.
Acquired from the estate of the above by the present owner in 1963.
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L. van Puyvelde, George Minne, Brussels, 1930, no. 23 (another cast illustrated pl. 21).
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