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Aristide Maillol sculpture recovery, 1946 May 24


Item Information

Title: Aristide Maillol sculpture recovery

Date: 1946 May 24

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 12 x 09 cm.

Description: Six men, members of the Monuments, Fine Arts & Archives section of the military, prepare Aristide Maillol's sculpture Baigneuse à la draperie, looted during World War II for transport to France. Sculpture is labeled with sign: Wiesbaden, no. 31.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Restitution shipment to France.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982, bulk 1943-1950

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Aristide Maillol sculpture recovery, 1946 May 24. James J. Rorimer papers, 1921-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9946